In our age of increasingly rapid technological advances, this timely and relevant documentary calls for reconsideration of whether progress is always a good thing.
Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, Ronald Wright, David Suzuki, Stephen Hawking and other influential intellectuals and activists point out the dangers of 'progress traps' -- technologies and systems of belief that satisfy immediate human needs, but leave evolution of the species at risk in the future.
A fascinating and essential film. Read my full review.
(PHOTO: 'Surviving Progress' Poster Art. Courtesy First Run Features).