Screening 8.30pm followed by panel discussion with with Dr. Jonathan Aldred, author of The Skeptical Economist, and Dr. Marius Kwint, curator of the Wellcome Collection’s Brains Exhibition
@ Tricycle Cinema
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JR
Tickets £7 /£5 concessions here
DocHouse presents the UK premiere of SURVIVING PROGRESS, directed by Mathieu Roy & Harold Crooks, as part of its year-long festival showcasing the best international and UK documentaries.
Featuring some of the world’s foremost contemporary thinkers SURVIVING PROGRESS is a crucial and compelling examination of global society, questioning our blind faith in progress, and the ‘progress traps’ which have led to the demise of past civilisations.
A host of modern luminaries – including Jane Goodall, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Atwood and David Suzuki – as well as scientists, financiers and activists, take on prevalent issues from untenable economic structures to deforestation, not shying away from controversial domains like political corruption and synthetic biology.
Inspired by Ronald Wright’s bestseller A Short History of Progress, with Martin Scorsese as an executive producer, this is a cinematic wake-up call – there is hope that our ingenuity and moral evolution can save the day but the clock is ticking…..
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