Distributor:  Bullfrog Films
Length:  27 minutes
Date:  2002
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Grade level: 9-12, College, Adult
Color/BW:  Color
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Pavements of Gold

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Increase in urban poverty and population, caused by globalization, threatens Peruvians.

City Life - Pavements of Gold

Urban poverty is one of the biggest challenges facing the world in the 21st century. In 1950, three hundred million people were living in urban areas; by 2001 that figure had increased to 2.85 billion, or almost half the world's population. And the flow of rural migrants arriving in the world's mega cities shows no signs of slowing down. -- 'It is a trend which cannot be stopped,' says Anna Tibaijuka, the executive director of the UN Center for Human Settlements, 'even in the developing countries...'

With the backdrop of Lima, Peru, this program examines the enduring magnetism of big cities -- and asks whether the migrants who have moved here now feel that city life is the answer to their dreams.

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Awards

Honorable Mention, Columbus International Film and Video Festival

Citation

Main credits

Bradshaw, Steve (film director)
Bradshaw, Steve (screenwriter)
Bradshaw, Steve (narrator)
Haberer, Pierre (editor of moving image work)
Gawin, Luke (film producer)
Richards, Jenny (editor of moving image work)

Other credits

Editor, Pierre Haberer; series producer, Luke Gawin; series editor, Jenny Richards.


Distributor credits

Television Trust for the Environment

Steve Bradshaw

Television Trust for the Environment
Steve Bradshaw
Written and directed by Steve Bradshaw
Series Editor: Jenny Richards
Series Producer: Luke Gawin

Docuseek2 subjects

Peru
Poverty
Population
Urban Studies
Rural Studies
Migration
Globalization
Human Rights

Distributor subjects

Anthropology
Childbirth/Parenting
Developing World
Economics
Geography
Global Issues
Globalization
Health
Human Rights
Humanities
International Studies
Latin American Studies
Population
Poverty
Social Justice
Sociology
Urban Studies
Urban and Regional Planning
Women's Studies

Keywords

Lima, Peru, urban studies, urban antropology, poverty, migration; "Pavements of Gold"; Bullfrog Films

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