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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 5, Made to Last
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directed by Laurent Lutaid, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The exponential increase in the number of humans on the planet has resulted in the urgent need to find new strategies to deal with the housing issue. At a time when the future of the planet is a constant source of concern, it is worthwhile to re-examine how we design and build our homes and cities in order to meet...
directed by Laurent Lutaid, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 6, Need of Biodiversity
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 6 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 53 mins
Human beings play a key role with regard to the Earth's biodiversity and their lifestyles greatly influence the balance of ecosystems. The impacts of industrialization and demographic development on natural resources often results in encroachment on wild regions that are the habitat for countless life forms. Thank...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 6 (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 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 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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Arctic Territories, 5, Rangers of Puvirnituq
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directed by Vic Pelletier and Ole Gjerstad, fl. 1991-2015, in Arctic Territories, 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 28 mins
Life has quickly changed in Puvirnituq, Nunavik where Inuits from all over the east coast of Hudson Bay have settled. Although its houses are new and the Internet holds no secrets for its youth, Puvirnituq maintains its customs despite constant change. Rangers, Canadian Forces reservists, are one of the most solid...
directed by Vic Pelletier and Ole Gjerstad, fl. 1991-2015, in Arctic Territories, 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 28 mins
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Nature Inc., Hard Rain
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directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 21 mins
Can rain be a bad thing? It can when there's too much - too much wind, too many storms, extended drought - these are all impacts we should expect from climate change, warn scientists. We travel to the Asia Pacific region, where the worst impacts are expected to occur, to find out how communities are coping with th...
directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 21 mins
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