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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 7, Economics of Taste
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 7 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
In farmers' fields around the world, major issues have arisen surrounding intensive agriculture, mechanisation, standardization of farming practices and the use of chemical products.
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 7 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 9, Growth the Green Way
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The economic growth of industrialized nations, motivated by the pursuit of ever-greater profits, has driven a blind and irrational exploitation of the planet’s non-renewable natural resources. Since the industrial revolution, the market economy has dictated the standards of a capitalist system that has shown lit...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 10, Spreading Hope
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The social problems that affect urban and rural populations alike are not limited to developing countries. Illiteracy, elevated school drop-out rates, delinquency, unemployment and poverty are issues that face countries around the world, both in the East and the West. The youth of any society represent its future....
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 1, Wages of Hope
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
An informal sector groups together a variety of business activities which do not conform to the standard model for developed countries, or which operate beyond official regulation. This type of work is a major influence on a global scale. Many people who lack formal education or adequate training manage to get by,...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 2, Water: Resource and Challenge
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 55 mins
Water is a vital element of our planet and all that inhabit it. However, this essential resource has been poorly-managed, wasted and polluted for centuries by all mankind. We use it in the far corners of the world to supply our factories, take away our waste, wash ourselves, travel, or even simply for enjoyment. W...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 55 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 3, Energy for Change
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Since the invention of fire, humankind has not ceased to invest time and money in the research and exploitation of new sources of energy. A never-ending challenge faces us, as our current lifestyles are largely dependent on energy resources extracted from our planet. Mastering the use these various elements, renew...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 4, Trip for a Change
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Tourism may well be an indispensable industry for a large number of countries world-wide, but it also brings its share of disadvantages. It is often a significant source of pollution, be it from transport for visitors, the construction of vacation resorts, recreational activities or simply from the rising quantity...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 5, Changing Town
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The predictions are that by 2050, 80% of the planet's inhabitants will be town-dwellers. Even so, the frenzied urbanization that has characterized recent decades has triggered a number of problems word-wide, both social and ecological. Nowadays, we ought to be asking ourselves if planning can be improved. By close...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 6, Reinventing That
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 6 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Decades of rural flight have resulted in a rise in city dwellers. This situation increases urban poverty and contributes to the creation of ghettos and shantytowns. Consequently, a large number of people around the world live in a state of extreme poverty. In towns it is increasingly common to see children who beg...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 6 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 8, Towards the Sustainable Management of Forests
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 8 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The situation of the world's forests is more worrying than ever. It is estimated that over three quarters of virgin forests have already disappeared and those that remain are disappearing at the rate of several million hectares per year. As well as compromising humankind's quality of life and biodiversity, this si...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 8 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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