Surviving Progress (2012)

Surviving Progress
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 26mins.
Genres Adaptation, Foreign, Documentary
Keywords culture, historical
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Louis-Martin Paradis Editor n/a 172 7000001
Patrick Watson Music Music Contributions 120781 8000001
Michael Ramsey Music Music Contributions 120781 8000002
Mark Achbar Cinematographer n/a 402 6000004
Dany Racine Cinematographer n/a 402 6000003
Mario Janelle Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Jean-Pierre St Louis Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Nancy Marcotte Research of Research 458 12000001
Louis Piche Sound Location Sound 120816 14000001
Marcel Pothier Post-Production Sound n/a 121026 14000006
Christian Rivest Post-Production Sound n/a 121026 14000007
Gavin Fernandes Post-Production Sound n/a 121026 14000008
Marcel Chouinard Sound Location Sound 120816 14000005
Philippe Scultéty Sound Location Sound 120816 14000004
Claude LaHaye Sound Location Sound 120816 14000002
Joao Godoy Sound Location Sound 120816 14000003
Guy Langlois Post-Production Supervisor n/a 120796 5000001
Ronald Wright Book as Source Material (from "A Short History of Progress") 120888 4000003
Harold Crooks Co-Director n/a 120632 2000002
Daniel Louis Producer n/a 3 3000001
Denise Robert Producer n/a 3 3000002
Mathieu Roy Director n/a 2 2000001
David Suzuki Actor Himself 1 1000004
Jane Goodall Actor Herself 1 1000002
Margaret Atwood Actor Herself 1 1000003
Gerry Flahive Producer n/a 3 3000003
Mark Achbar Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Harold Crooks Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Mathieu Roy Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Emma Tillinger Koskoff Executive Producer n/a 174 3000008
Martin Scorsese Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
Betsy Carson Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Silva Basmajian Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Stephen Hawking Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
Based on Ronald Wright's bestseller, "A Short History of Progress," about the concept of progress in our modern world, guiding us through a sweeping but detailed survey of the major "progress traps" facing our civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption and the environment. Featuring powerful arguments from contemporary thinkers such as Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood and Stephen Hawking. The film examines the pivotal mistakes societies have made throughout history, and in the process reveals the big-picture perspective of those progress traps treacherously embedded in our own.
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