What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire

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What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire
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Directed byTimothy S. Bennett
Written byTimothy S. Bennett
Produced bySally Erickson
StarringThomas Berry, William Catton, Gerald Cecil, Douglas Crawford-Brown, Sally Erickson, Lyle Estill, Chellis Glendinning, Otis Graham, Richard Heinberg, Derrick Jensen, Jerry Mander, Richard Manning, Stuart Pimm, Ran Prieur, Daniel Quinn, Paul Roberts, William Schlesinger
Narrated byTimothy S. Bennett
Music byOriginal score by Chamber Corps (Chris Rossi and James Hepler)
“Let’s Build a Boat” Written and Performed by Brian Hall
Distributed byVisionQuest Pictures
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Running time
123 min
CountryUnited States

What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire is a 2007 documentary film about the current situation facing humanity and the world. It is written, directed and narrated by Timothy S. Bennett.

It discusses issues such as peak oil, climate change and the effects of global warming, population overshoot and species extinction, as well as how this situation has developed. The documentary features supporting data and interviews of Daniel Quinn, environmental activist Derrick Jensen and academics such as Richard Heinberg and many others.[1]

The tagline of the documentary is, "A middle-class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American lifestyle."

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  1. ^ Lundberg, Jan. ""What a Way to Go - Life at the end of empire" Documentary". www.culturechange.org. Retrieved 9 March 2021.

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