Surviving Progress


1h 26m 2012

Brief 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. Feat

Film Details

Also Known As
short History of Progress, A
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Distribution Company
First Run Features

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

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.

Film Details

Also Known As
short History of Progress, A
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Distribution Company
First Run Features

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States Winter April 6, 2012

Limited Release in United States Winter April 6, 2012 (New York City)

Released in United States on Video September 25, 2012

Released in United States on Video September 25, 2012