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MIPTV Picks: Surviving the Future

This cleverly crafted film illuminates the perils and possibilities within our future through expert interviews, eye-grabbing CGI and simple to digest science, pointing towards both the inescapable questions facing us, and their possible answers.
March 31, 2010


It’s a confounding paradox – humanity as a species is for the most part living longer, healthier lives, yet its home, planet Earth, is facing potential catastrophe, possibly as soon as by the end of this century. How, if we decide to pay attention, can we alter or influence the future of our species and our planet? This cleverly crafted film illuminates the perils and possibilities within our future through expert interviews, eye-grabbing CGI and simple to digest science, pointing towards both the inescapable questions facing us, and their possible answers.

Partners: Produced by Frantic Films (Winnipeg, Toronto); distributed by Cineflix International

Airing: 2010

Length: 1 x 60 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide excluding Canada

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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