After Mikhail Gorbachev signaled the end of the Cold War, he brought together hundreds of the worlds leading thinkers to confront the most daunting challenge of all times. Together they embarked on a determined search for a safe passage into the next century.
On the Edge is a riveting tale of the greatest crisis ever to threaten the human race. This documentary wrestles with the combined impacts of our teeming human population coupled with soaring levels of consumption upon Earth's dwindling natural resources. Together, the speakers draw on their ingenuity, courage and compassion to paint a portrait of a better world. as they issue a stirring summons for dramatic change before we run out of options.
On the Edge is a wake-up call - with Mikhail Gorbachev, Ted Turner, Jane Goodall, Huston Smith, Carl Sagan, Lester Brown, Robert Muller, Jane Fonda, Oren Lyons, and Deepak Chopra.
"This is one of the most moving program
I have ever seen. It should be shown on all the televisions in
— Robert Muller, Asssistant Secretary-General, United Nations "Great Vvdeo."
— Senator Alan Cranston
"As this film shows, there still is a fighting
chance for us."
— Ted Turner
BEST GLOBAL DOCUMENTARYNew York International Independent Film/Video Festival