Overview

Mother, the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our largest environmental, humanitarian and social crises - population growth. Since the 1960s the world population has nearly doubled, adding more than 3 billion people. At the same time, talking about population has become politically incorrect because of the sensitivity of the issues surrounding the topic- religion, economics, family planning and gender inequality. The film illustrates both the over consumption and the inequity side of the population issue by following Beth, a mother, a child-rights activist and the last sibling of a large American family of twelve, as she discovers the thorny complexities of the population dilemma and highlights a different path to solve it.

  1. Christophe Fauchere

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Esraa Bani

    Herself (Population Action International)

  2. Albert Bartlett

    Himself - Host

  3. Lester Brown

    Himself (Earth Policy Institute)

  4. Martha Campbell

    Herself (Venture Strategies)

  5. Susan Davis

    Herself (BRAC)

Full Cast & Crew

Mother: Caring for 7 Billion
Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 15, 2011
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 9m

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Revenue -

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