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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Bullfrog Films
Closed Captioned: Yes
Running Time: 95 mins
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2015
Available in French: No

A Working Group of international scientists is deciding whether to declare a new geological epoch - the Anthropocene - a planet shaped more by mankind than nature. Its members tell the story of the Anthropocene and argue whether it's a tragedy, a comedy, or something more surreal. With archival footage, award-winning stills and interviews, ANTHROPOCENE proposes a common secular narrative for mankind but leaves viewers to decide how we should write the ending. The film has the blessing of Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen, who coined the term, and is the first feature film about the Anthropocene. It is now our turn to decide--in this decade--how the Anthropocene will end.

Interviewees include Will Steffen, Erle Ellis, Jan Zalasiewicz, Andrew Revkin, John McNeil, Monica Berger Gonzalez, Eric Odada, Davor Vidas. 
"Highly Recommended...Persuasive, interesting, and easy to watch...Anthropocene is so well made that anyone having an interest in science or in the art of making a persuasive argument will enjoy watching it." - James Gordon, Educational Media Reviews Online
"A well-made overview of a complex subject, this is strong material for students of many scientific disciplines, as well as classes on ethics and philosophy."
C.A. Fehmel, School Library Journal

Screened at:
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
Cleveland International Film Festival
Transitions Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia

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