Wednesday film: Toffler’s “Future Shock”

21 Jan

I think I’m going to make a habit of posting a film — short or otherwise — on Wednesdays.This week’s submission is a 42-minute long 1972 documentary based on sociologist Alvin Toffler’s vision of the future and how he thought we would push back against it (his wife Heidi also contributed, but she was not acknowledged as a co-author). The film is wonderfully bizarre and the quality is lousy, but it might get you thinking. I’ve also included links below to some pieces looking at the book Future Shock40 years after it was published; I suggest you watch the film and form your own impressions first.

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Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Culture


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One response to “Wednesday film: Toffler’s “Future Shock”

  1. Becky

    January 21, 2015 at 11:03 am

    I read the book ages ago and had no idea there was a documentary! Thanks for sharing!


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