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Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, VA
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directed by Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, fl. 2000; produced by Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, fl. 2000, Reston Community Center and Storycatcher Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 1 hour 9 mins
Chronicles urban planner Robert Simon’s quest to create a new kind of suburban American town that values community, nature, diversity and social equity. In the early 1960’s Robert Simon had a vision for American life that was radically different from 1950's post-war suburban sprawl, which he felt isolated peop...
directed by Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, fl. 2000; produced by Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, fl. 2000, Reston Community Center and Storycatcher Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 1 hour 9 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 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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The Atomic States of America
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directed by Don Argott, 1972- and Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-; produced by Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-, 9.14 Pictures (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
In 2010, the United States approved the first new nuclear power plant in 32 years, heralding a “Nuclear Renaissance”. But that was before the Fukushima accident in Japan renewed a fierce public debate over the safety and viability of nuclear power. The Atomic States of America journeys to nuclear reactor commu...
directed by Don Argott, 1972- and Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-; produced by Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-, 9.14 Pictures (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
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Australian Story, Part 1, Of Droughts and Flooding Rains: Part 1
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directed by Trudy McRobert, fl. 2007; produced by Wendy Page, fl. 2000, in Australian Story, Part 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2005), 29 mins
Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional scientific wisdom, that for 30 years he has been dismissed and ridiculed as a madman. He has faced...
directed by Trudy McRobert, fl. 2007; produced by Wendy Page, fl. 2000, in Australian Story, Part 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2005), 29 mins
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Carbon for Water
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directed by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010; produced by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 22 mins
Carbon for Water shares the story of the hardships of the people in Kenya's Western Province, where safe drinking water is scarce and the wood fuel used to boil water for purification is expensive. These two factors conspire to make waterborne illness a daily—and life-threatening—reality among the already poor...
directed by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010; produced by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 22 mins
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Come Hell or High Water
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(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2014), 56 mins
COME HELL OR HIGH WATER follows the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who returns to his native coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Derrick is consumed by the effort to protect the community his great gran...
(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2014), 56 mins
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Cop 15: The Climate Game and the World's Poor
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directed by Bo Illum Jorgensen and Jesper Heldgaard; produced by Anders Dencker Christensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2010), 42 mins
This film, by directors Jesper Heldgaard and Bo Illum Jorgensen, has interviews with senior negotiators and other experts at the COP 15 negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009 on climate change.
directed by Bo Illum Jorgensen and Jesper Heldgaard; produced by Anders Dencker Christensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2010), 42 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 6, Native American Communities Affected by Climate Change Plan for the Future
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2012), 8 mins
Native Americans from Maine to Washington State convened for a conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Their goal: to discuss the effects of climate change on tribal communities.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2012), 8 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 12, Protecting New York from Future Superstorms as Sea Levels Rise
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2012), 7 mins
As thousands of residents continue to clean up from Hurricane Sandy, many are anticipating future disasters and considering how New York will cope with rising seas and potentially more devastating flooding. In this November 2012 report, Hari Sreenivasan looks at options like barriers that could protect the region...
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2012), 7 mins
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