GrowthBusters World Premiere Announcement

July 25, 2011 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Dave Gardner for this announcement.


The much anticipated documentary, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth, from filmmaker Dave Gardner, has announced plans for a world premiere in Washington DC in late October – most likely October 24 or 25. This film explores our culture’s obsession with unending economic growth, our avoidance of the overpopulation topic, and – in many cases – our quest for population growth.

GrowthBusters takes a sometimes humorous, frequently irreverent, approach as it uncloaks the powerful forces in our culture that keep us on an unsustainable course. In fact, on the humor side, the GrowthBusters project is currently soliciting votes to determine the best advertising slogan for GrowthBusters Condoms. Slogans can be seen and voted on here:

The film includes perspectives from such luminaries as Paul Ehrlich, Stephanie Mills, Bill Catton, Jane Goodall, Lester Brown, Bill McKibben, Juliet Schor, Bill Ryerson, William Rees, Bonnie Erbe, Gus Speth, Robert Engelman, Leah Durant, Herman Daly, Jerry Mander, Brian Czech, Laurie Mazur, Rex Weyler, Peter Victor, Dick Smith and many others.

If you’re interested in being on the premiere invitation list or organizing a screening in your own community, contact Dave:

The non-profit film project is in the midst of a final fundraising campaign at More information about the film and another of Dave’s amusing videos can be found at

Contact: Dave Gardner  +1-719-576-5565

Dave Gardner
Producing the Documentary,
GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth

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