Item Details

Mother : Caring for 7 Billion

Fauchere, Christophe
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Documentary Films; Environmental Films; History; Nonfiction Films
Date
2011
Duration
1:09:14
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.
Director
Fauchere, Christophe.
Production Company
Tiroir A Films Productions
Publisher
Tiroir A Films Productions
Time Period
21st century
Language
English
Notes
presented by Tiroir A Films productions ; directed by Christophe Fauchère ; produced by Joyce Johnson & Christophe Fauchère.
Edited by Christophe Fauchère ; cinematography, Christophe Fauchère, Matthew Talarico, Martin Voelker, Mathieu Auvray, Zelalem Belay.
Narrator, Traci Wilde ; participants, Malcolm Potts, John Feeney, Peter Sawtell, Paul Erlich, William Ryerson, Mathis Wackernagel, Lyuba Zarsky, Lester Brown, Esraa Bani, Albert Bartlett, Robert Walker, Beth Osnes, Brian Dixon, Martha Campbell, Laura Scott, Aminata Toure, Riane Eisler, Negussie Teffera, Katie Elmore, Susan Davis.
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
Terms of Use
The library may stream this digitized content to its students, staff, and faculty, as long as the content is password-protected and accessible only to the UVa community. This license is valid until January 31, 2024.
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