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DVD video

Title Racing extinction
Edition Widescreen
Published Santa Monica, CA Lionsgate, [2016]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  576.84 Psi/Rex  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm
Summary Wildlife activists go undercover to expose ways in which the illegal wildlife trade and the oil and gas industries are contributing to the extinction of increasing numbers of species. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, OscarĀ®-winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists intent on showing the world never-before-seen images that expose issues of endangered species and mass extinction
Notes "In 100 years, fifty percent of all species could be gone."--cover
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015
Credits Directed by Louie Psihoyos ; produced by Olivia Ahnemann, Fisher Stevens ; executive producer, Dieter Paulmann ; written by Mark Monroe ; cinematography, John Behrens, Shawn Heinrichs. Sean Kirby, Petr Stepanek ; edited by Geoffrey Richman, Lyman Smith, Jason Zeldes ; music by J. Ralph.. An Oceanic Preservation Society Film ; Okeanos-Foundation for the Sea and Discovery and Abramorama present ; in association with Vulcan Productions ; in association with the Li Ka Shing Foundation ; in association with Earth Day Texas ; in association with JP's Peace Love & Happiness Foundation ; in association with Diamond Docs and Insurgent Docs
Performer Commentators, Elon Musk, Louie Psihoyos, Jane Goodall, Stuart Pimm, Michael Novacek
Audience Censorship classification: PG. Mild bad language, footage of real animal hunting and slaughter
Notes DVD; PAL, Region 2; widescreen presentation, 1.85:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Stereo
In English with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Sundance Film Festival 2015, official selection
Subject Mass extinctions.
Extinction (Biology)
Endangered species.
Wildlife crime investigation.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Environmental films.
Video recordings.
Author Psihoyos, Louie, film director, on-screen participant
Ahnemann, Olivia, film producer
Stevens, Fisher, film producer
Paulmann, Dieter, film producer
Monroe, Mark, screenwriter
Musk, Elon, on-screen participant
Psihoyos, Louie, on-screen participant
Pimm, Stuart L. (Stuart Leonard), on-screen participant
Novacek, Michael J., commentator
Goodall, Jane, 1934- on-screen participant
Ralph, J. (Joshua), composer
Oceanic Preservation Society, production company
Vulcan Productions, production company
Li Ka Shing Foundation, production company
Earth Day Texas (Organization), production company
JP's Peace Love & Happiness Foundation, production company
Diamond Docs (Firm), production company
Insurgent Docs (Firm), production company
Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation, presenter
Discovery Channel (Firm), presenter
Abramorama (Firm), presenter
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia (Firm), distributor