The Resource The lottery of birth, [a film by Raoul Martinez and Joshua Van Praag], (videorecording)

The lottery of birth, [a film by Raoul Martinez and Joshua Van Praag], (videorecording)

Label
The lottery of birth
Title
The lottery of birth
Statement of responsibility
[a film by Raoul Martinez and Joshua Van Praag]
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Do you shape the world or does the world shape you? Is freedom something we are born with or something we must work to attain? Offering a torrent of mind-expanding ideas and information THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH is going to make you think again about what it means to be free. Drawing on the best minds in philosophy, history, psychology, physics and economics, it employs decades of evidence to interrogate what we are, where we are and where we want to be. From birth onwards our minds are a battleground of competing forces. The outcome of this battle determines the society we create. This is a film about the cultural, educational, political and commercial forces that shape our identities, often in ways that limit both our personal and political freedom. Whether you're into philosophy, economics or simply being a better person than you were born to be, you can't afford to miss this film. THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH is the first film in a groundbreaking new three-part documentary series: CREATING FREEDOM. The series as a whole explores the most urgent questions of power, control and freedom in modern democracies ..."--Mangu.TV website
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Cataloging source
DCK
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
323.44
Language note
In English, with optional subtitles in English, French, German or Spanish
LC call number
HM1266
LC item number
.L683 2013
PerformerNote
Narrator, Nicholas Woodeson ; featuring interviews with: Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva, Steven Pinker, George Monbiot, Kathleen Taylor, Daniel Dennett, Tony Benn, Bill Fletcher Jr., Jeff Schmidt, Stanley Aronowitz, Nick Davies, Michael Albert
Runtime
77
Series statement
Creating freedom
Series volume
episode one
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The lottery of birth, [a film by Raoul Martinez and Joshua Van Praag], (videorecording)
Label
The lottery of birth, [a film by Raoul Martinez and Joshua Van Praag], (videorecording)
Production
Note
Special features: extended interviews with Daniel Dennett, Steven Pinker, Jeff Schmidt and Howard Zinn
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Birth -- Education -- Employment -- Obedience -- Questioning -- Creativity
Control code
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (77 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
091131354827
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o858067907
  • (OCoLC)858067907
  • (CaAE) o858067907
System details
DVD, all regions, NTSC; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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