Intelligent and compelling, Surviving Progress is nothing short of a massive taking-stock and features some of the world’s great contemporary thinkers including Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood, David Suzuki and Stephen Hawking.
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Lots of interesting stuff in this; you'll definitely learn a lot and gain a new perspective on industrialization. However, the harm and corruption they mostly pin on technology ("progress") is really natural symptoms of capitalism. Despite all their research and intellect, they missed their mark in the end. Technology without capitalism could save the world.
"For all its honest probing and essential weight, SP left me curiously ever-so-slightly unfulfilled. The questions it asks, the crises it suggests, the changes it urges, all fade gradually as the film [nears the end]. This is ... partially a result of the topically shifting theoretical info-dump that can't help but be in the DNA of a talking head activism doc."-Jim Tudor, ScreenAnarchy 3.5 stars
Buen documental, aunque no me sorprende tanto, porque son cosas ya sabidas, eso me hace pensar que debí ver este documental el año que salió a la luz y no hoy jajajajajajja, pero aun así es un buen documental para generar conciencia sobre el consumo de recursos y su relación con el progreso...