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

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

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 and edited by Gene Brockhoff
Title variation
Shop until you drop
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
KNOPY
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
LC call number
HC110.C6
LC item number
S56 2014ev
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/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1943-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brockhoff, Gene
  • Peterson, Alex
  • Whybrow, Peter C
  • Schor, Juliet
  • Andrews, Cecile
  • Elgin, Duane
  • Jordan, Chris
  • Twitchell, James B.
  • Darley, Julian
  • Well Crafted Films
  • Media Education Foundation
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
51
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Materialism
  • Consumer behavior
  • Advertising
Technique
live action
Label
Shop 'til you drop : the crisis of consumerism, Well Crafted Films ; a Media Education Foundation release ; produced, directed and edited by Gene Brockhoff
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Distribution
Note
Original title: "Consume This Movie!"; originally released in 2008; re-titled for the European TV and American educational markets as "Shop 'Till You Drop."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn897765617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o897765617
  • (OCoLC)897765617
Video recording format
other
Label
Shop 'til you drop : the crisis of consumerism, Well Crafted Films ; a Media Education Foundation release ; produced, directed and edited by Gene Brockhoff
Link
Distribution
Note
Original title: "Consume This Movie!"; originally released in 2008; re-titled for the European TV and American educational markets as "Shop 'Till You Drop."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn897765617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o897765617
  • (OCoLC)897765617
Video recording format
other

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