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Architects of Change, 8, Traditional and the New
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, 8 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Approximately 370 million people belong to indigenous communities in some 70 countries around the world. They are the descendents of the first people to inhabit their native lands, long before colonization, and generally adopt lifestyles that incorporate their ancestral traditions. Their survival is closely tied t...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, 8 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 3, To Innovate Is to Imitate
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 53 mins
In just one century, technological and scientific progress has made unprecedented improvements in living conditions possible. Nonetheless, we are now realizing that these technical advances carried within them the seeds of many of today’s environmental and social problems. A new scientific approach is opening th...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 53 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 3, Episode 1, Visionaries
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Revolutionizing the world is an ambitious project to say the least, and our dream will only become reality if we are willing to take things one step at a time. More and more people agree that we must act locally to create a global impact. However, in order to change people’s mentalities and habits, we need to he...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 9, Green Dollars
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
In recent years, thinking green has become a profitable and somewhat inevitable strategy for industries. There is a lot of money to be made from the concept of ecology. Large businesses advocating sustainable development and integrating it throughout their practices, previously thought to be unconventional, are be...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, 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 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 10, Rebuilding with our Hands
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 10 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The history of mankind has been tainted by armed conflicts provoked by religious, territorial or even ideological disputes. Loss of life, bombing, pillage, explosions, rape and torture are but a few of the direct consequences of these wars. Long after the event conflicts leave scars that are difficult to heal. All...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 10 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 2, Textiles and Materials
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The textile industry, at the forefront of the industrial revolution for several centuries, is one of the planet’s most polluting modern-day industries. Of principle concern is the cultivation of cotton which is a heavy consumer of pesticides. It is high time for a new industrial revolution. This is exactly what...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 5, Architects of Taste
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
On a global scale, we produce more food than we are able to consume. However, millions of people in the world go hungry every day. Nevertheless, we can tackle the issue by raising awareness and concentrating on food aid. The challenge is not only to feed the world, but above all to educate it. This plan of attack...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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