The planet is in crisis. The root of the environmental and social crises facing humanity is the misperception that we are separate – from each other, the planet, and the cosmos as a whole. The solution to this crisis can be found in an emerging worldview that points to our interdependence.
The CONTINUUM feature-length documentary will explore this worldview, weaving together perspectives and ideas from some of the key theorists and thinkers in the fields of cosmology, environmentalism, sustainability, social theory, anthropology, and systems dynamics, telling the story of where we have come from, where we are now, and the possibilities for our future.
Featuring TALKING HEAD INTERVIEWS with key experts, stylish and clear MOTIONGRAPHICS, and an innovative VISUAL NARRATIVE the film frames our planetary crisis in a unique way, at the same time showing how awesome our planet is.
Using cutting-edge cinematography and techniques like timelapse, slow motion, and macro- photography, we will build a visual narrative that emphasizes the beauty and complexity of the natural world, the relationship between humanity and the environment, and the inspiring organizations and projects appearing around the world to confront and transform our current planetary crises.
- • Peter Russell – physicist and author of ‘The Global Brain’
- • David Loy – Buddhist scholar and author of ‘The World is Made of Stories’
- • Paul Hawken – environmentalist and author of ‘Blessed Unrest’
- • Joanna Macy – environmental activist and author
- • Wade Davis – anthropologist and author of ‘The Serpent and the Rainbow’
- • Ron Garan – NASA astronaut and founder of Fragile Oasis
- • Janine Benyus – natural sciences writer and expert on biomimicry
- • Sean Kelly – philosopher author of ‘Coming Home’
- • Sam Mickey – professor in Integral Ecology at the University of San Francisco
- • Cynthia Brown – teacher and writer of Big History
- • Barry Lopez – environmental writer, artist and journalist
- • Anam Thubten – Buddhist teacher in the Nyingma tradition
- • Bill McKibben – environmentalist, author and founder of 350.org
- • Wes Nisker – performer and comedian
- • Alan Senauke – Zen priest and author
- • Jason Wirth – professor of philosophy at Seattle University
- • HH 17th Karmapa – spiritual leader of the Tibetan people
- • Lawrence Ellis – complexity-science consultant and spiritual activist
- • Bernie Glassman – Zen Buddhist roshi and co-founder of the Zen Peacemakers