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Population Boom

Population Boom

A well-known nightmarish vision of the future: The Earth’s population reaches seven billion. Dwindling resources, mountains of toxic waste, hunger and climate change - the results of overpopulation? Who says that the world’s overpopulated? And who’s one too many?After the box-office success of “Plastic Planet”, in Population Boom curious documentary filmmaker Werner Boote travels the globe and examines a stubborn view of the world that has existed for decades. But he sees a completely different question: Who or what is driving this catastrophic vision?

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Financing:
Austrian production
Year:
2011
Grant amount:
€ 135.000
Category:
Documentary
Genre:
Documentary
Director:
Werner Boote
Writer:
Werner Boote
Kamera:
Dominik Spritzendorfer, Mario Hötschl
Locations:
Vienna, Europe, USA, Asia, Africa
Release:
19.09.2013