The Resource Shop 'til you drop : the crisis of consumerism, Well Crafted Films ; a Media Education Foundation release ; produced, directed & edited by Gene Brockhoff, (streaming video)

Shop 'til you drop : the crisis of consumerism, Well Crafted Films ; a Media Education Foundation release ; produced, directed & edited by Gene Brockhoff, (streaming video)

Label
Shop 'til you drop : the crisis of consumerism
Title
Shop 'til you drop
Title remainder
the crisis of consumerism
Statement of responsibility
Well Crafted Films ; a Media Education Foundation release ; produced, directed & edited by Gene Brockhoff
Title variation
Shop until you drop
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Are we too materialistic? Are we willfully trashing the planet in our pursuit of things? And what's the source of all this frenetic consumer energy and desire anyway? In a fast-paced tour of the ecological and psychological terrain of American consumer culture, Shop 'Til You Drop challenges us to confront these questions head-on. Taking aim at the high-stress, high-octane pace of fast-lane materialism, the film moves beneath the seductive surfaces of the commercial world to show how the flip side of accumulation is depletion - the slow, steady erosion of both natural resources and basic human values. In the end, Shop 'Til You Drop helps us make sense of the economic turbulence of the moment, providing an unflinching, riveting look at the relationship between the limits of consumerism and our never-ending pursuit of happiness
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Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography and sound recording, Jeff Deveraux ; original music, Jonah Sharp
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2010
Intended audience
  • Grade 9+
  • Higher education
PerformerNote
Narrator, Alex Peterson ; commentators, Peter Whybrow, Juliet B. Schor, Cecile Andrews, Duane Elgin, Chris Jordan, James B. Twitchell, Julian Darley, and others
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brockhoff, Gene
  • Deveraux, Jeff
  • Peterson, Alex
  • Spacetime Continuum
Runtime
51
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advertising
  • Commercialism
  • Consumer behavior
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Materialism
  • Media (Ancient kingdom)
Technique
live action
Label
Shop 'til you drop : the crisis of consumerism, Well Crafted Films ; a Media Education Foundation release ; produced, directed & edited by Gene Brockhoff, (streaming video)
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1041626
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
  • If you can{u2019}t find the material you require in the Kanopy collection, please contact your subject librarian
  • Available for use by up to 3 uses, 4th uses triggers 1 year subscription for unlimited users
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041626
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Video recording format
other
Label
Shop 'til you drop : the crisis of consumerism, Well Crafted Films ; a Media Education Foundation release ; produced, directed & edited by Gene Brockhoff, (streaming video)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1041626
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
  • If you can{u2019}t find the material you require in the Kanopy collection, please contact your subject librarian
  • Available for use by up to 3 uses, 4th uses triggers 1 year subscription for unlimited users
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041626
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Video recording format
other

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