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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 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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Sludge Diet
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directed by Mario Desmarais; produced by André Mailly, fl. 2010 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2006), 55 mins
Sewage sludge - tons of industrial and municipal sludge is spread each year on arable land. The food that we eat is thus produced on land fertilized by digester sludge containing dangerous substances. The consequences have been disastrous: death, diseases and heavy metal poisoning. In meetings with victims from Ca...
directed by Mario Desmarais; produced by André Mailly, fl. 2010 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2006), 55 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 1, Right To Be Healthy
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The quality of healthcare and sanitation varies significantly around the world. Despite improvements in quality of life and education over the past decades, there is still much work to be done regarding the access to healthcare and sanitation services and awareness of public health issues. To fight against disease...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 2, Nothing Is Lost
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
In this era when the number of consumer products available has exceeded the total number of species in nature, we have to ask ourselves just how far we should go in this reckless race of ceaselessly producing and buying goods. The trash we generate, our outmoded or broken gadgets, the water we waste - it is all th...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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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 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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