SURVIVING PROGRESS at Vancouver International Film Festival

Friday, September 30, 2011 - 22:30 to Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 00:30

Fresh from two sold-out screenings at the Toronto International Film Festival, <!--break-->SURVIVING PROGRESS is the film inspired by Ronald Wright's bestseller and CBC Massey Lectures, "A Short History of Progress”. 

SURVIVING PROGRESS presents human progress as both awe inspiring and double edged. It reveals the risks of running the 21st century’s software (our knowhow) on ancient hardware (the human brain) that hasn’t been upgraded for 50,000 years. With stunning images and music by indie star Patrick Watson, filmmakers Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks immerse us in a thought-provoking journey spanning our evolution from cave-dwellers to space explorers.

With Ronald Wright, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, David Suzuki, Steven HawkingNo Impact Man, Craig Venter, and several other very smart people you've probably never heard of but you'll be glad you met. Who's Who.

An admirable film that's bound to spark necessary and passionate discussions. — Andrew Parker, NOW Magazine, Toronto

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Friday @ Granville 7, Theatre 7 / Sunday @ Vogue Theatre Vancouver , BC
49° 15' 40.4136" N, 123° 6' 50.1372" W
British Columbia CA
Also screening Sun, Oct 2nd, 4:15pm, Vogue Theatre

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