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Title Mother [(DVD) videorecording] : caring for 7 billion / Tiroir A Films productions presents ; produced by Joyce Johnson & Christophe Fauchère ; directed and edited by Christophe Fauchère.

Edition Widescreen.
Publication Info. Denver, CO : Tiroir A Films Productions, [2011]
©2011
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  304.2 MOT    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD ; widescreen, NTSC, region 0.
Credits Traci Wilde (voiceover) ; speakers, Paul Ehrlich, Lester Brown, William Ryerson, Bob Walker, Beth Osnes, Brian Dixon, Martha Campbell, Mathis Wackernagel, Albert Bartlett, Lyuba Zarsky, Riane Eisler, Negussie Teffera, Esraa Bani, Laura Scott, Aminata Toure, Katie Elmore, Susan Davis.
Cinematography, Christophe Fauchère, Matthew Talarico, Martin Voelker, Mathieu Auvray, Zelalem Belay.
Note Special features: deleted scenes, extended interviews.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary "Mother, the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our largest environmental, humanitarian and social crises - population growth. Since the 1960s the world population has nearly doubled, adding more than 3 billion people. At the same time, talking about population has become politically incorrect because of the sensitivity of the issues surrounding the topic- religion, economics, family planning, and gender inequality. The film illustrates both the over consumption and the inequity side of the population issue by following Beth, a mother, a child-rights activist, and the last sibling of a large American family of twelve, as she discovers the thorny complexities of the population dilemma and highlights a different path to solve it."--IMDb website.
Awards Best Colorado Film, Boulder International Film Festival, 2011.
Subject Population -- Videodiscs.
Human ecology -- Videodiscs.
Consumption (Economics) -- 21st century -- Videodiscs.
Family planning -- 21st century -- Videodiscs.
Women's rights -- 21st century -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Documentary films.
Environmental films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Fauchere, Christophe, director, producer, cinematographer, film editor.
Johnson, Joyce, producer.
Wilde, Traci, narrator.
Ehrlich, Paul R., speaker.
Brown, Lester, speaker.
Ryerson, William, speaker.
Walker, Robert, speaker.
Osnes, Beth, speaker.
Dixon, Brian, speaker.
Campbell, Martha, speaker.
Wackernagel, Mathis, 1962- speaker.
Bartlett, Albert A., speaker.
Zarsky, Lyuba, speaker.
Eisler, Riane Tennenhaus, speaker.
Negussie Teffera, speaker.
Bani, Esraa, speaker.
Scott, Laura, speaker.
Touré, Aminata, speaker.
Elmore, Katie, speaker.
Davis, Susan, 1956- speaker.
Talarico, Matthew, cinematographer.
Voelker, Martin, cinematographer.
Auvray, Mathieu, cinematographer.
Belay, Zelalem, cinematographer.
Tiroir A Films Productions (Firm)
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