Browsing the "film" Tag

Growing Cities Headed for the Small Screen this Fall

June 10th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Even the best projects, with the most talented team and the most well-intentioned backers, can effectively do only as much or as little as the amount of attention they’re able to attract, and sometimes, such as in this instance, that might mean finding&hellip


‘Do the Math’ Warns Climate’s Doomed Unless We Act Now

August 15th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Do the Math” is a 42-minute documentary that dives into the causes of rapid climate change and blames the rogue fossil fuel industry as a main culprit to our atmospheric downfall. The film chronicles climate crusader Bill McKibben, an environmentalist, author, journalist, and founder of 350.org (the organization behind “Do the Math”) as he cultivates a global movement to change the terrifying climate crisis


Community Gardens Provide More than Food in DC

September 24th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

What's the main purpose of a community garden or other urban agriculture installation? Providing fresh food... often to neighborhoods without other outlets for it. Right? Yes... but community gardens are special places that do much more than provide space for growing food. Often, stronger connections between members of the community that garden serves grow along with the plants. Cintia Cabib's film A Community of Gardeners explores that dynamic in Washington,


Environmental Economics Come to Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin

August 23rd, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

What's the value of a tree? Traditional economics will figure that value based on the amount of lumber (or other products) that can be made from that tree... after it's been harvested. But what if that tree is part of a landscape that defines your way of life?


What is an Urban Farm?

May 7th, 2012 | by Guest Author

How do you define an "urban farm?" Film maker Dan Susman, co-creator of the forthcoming Growing Cities, tries to do so after witnessing dozens of efforts to produce food in urban settings



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