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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mathieu Roy; Harold Crooks; Daniel Louis; Denise Robert; Stephen Hawking; Margaret Atwood; Jane Goodall; David T Suzuki; J Craig Venter; Ronald Wright; Cinemaginaire (Firm),; Big Picture Media Corporation,; National Film Board of Canada,; First-Run Features (Firm),
|Language Note:||Closed captioned.|
"Inspired from the best-seller A short history of progress by Ronald Wright"--Container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Bonus materials: Introduction by Martin Scorsese at New York Premiere; Extended interviews with Jane Goodall, Ronald Wright, Michael Hudson and Jim Thomas; Round table discussion with filmmakers at Montreal Int. Documentary Festival.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Mario Janelle ; editor, Louis-Martin Paradis.|
|Performer(s):||Featuring, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, Michael Hudson, David Suzuki, Craig Venter.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.|
|Contents:||What is progress? --
Progress traps --
Humans in the lab of evolution --
Earth's carrying capacity --
China takes the capitalist road --
Living off our natural capital --
A history of debt --
Debt, resources, and global finance --
Economics for a sustainable future --
Synthetic biology and scarcity --
Recognizing limits --
Moral progress or technological fixes.
|Responsibility:||presented by Cinemaginaire and Big Picture Media Corp. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Mathieu Roy ; co-director Harold Crooks ; produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert.|
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