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The Urban Studies Collection

A collection of over 40 films that explore the challenges facing cities around the world, and the creative solutions being developed to address those challenges.

By 2050, 7 out of every 10 people will live in a city — some 6.4 billion people according to the World Health Organization. THE URBAN STUDIES COLLECTION assembles over 40 essential films that explore the challenges facing cities around the world, and the creative solutions being developed to address those challenges. Filmmakers from around the world look at cities on every continent, providing a truly global perspective on urban life. THE URBAN STUDIES COLLECTION explores the key issues facing city-dwellers, including living space, livability, sustainability, crime, gentrification, politics, finance, sprawl, and the urban ecosystem.

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Save Our Land, Save Our TownsSave Our Land, Save Our Towns
Examines the causes and effects of -- and then remedies for -- suburban sprawl.
Bullfrog Films ♦ 2001 ♦ 57 minutes ♦ 7-12, College, Adult
Stay or Go?Stay or Go?

Who will grow China's food as young people leave the countryside for the cities?

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 29 minutes ♦ 7-12, College, Adults
Street FightStreet Fight

Tells the gripping story of the race for mayor of Newark, N.J., where elections are won and lost in the streets.

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2006 ♦ 82 minutes ♦ 10 - 12, College, Adult
The Suzuki Diaries: Future CityThe Suzuki Diaries: Future City

David and Sarika Suzuki explore urban innovations leading toward sustainability.

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 45 minutes ♦ 7 - 12, College, Adults
Tighten Your Belts, Bite the BulletTighten Your Belts, Bite the Bullet

The 1970s fiscal crises in New York and Cleveland.

Icarus Films ♦ 1981 ♦ 48 minutes ♦ 10-12, College, Adult
Tokyo WakaTokyo Waka

A poem about a city, its people, and 20,000 crows.

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 63 minutes ♦ 7 - 9, College, Adults
Trick BagTrick Bag

Gang members, Vietnam vets, and young factory workers talk about their personal experience with racism - who gets hurt and who profits.

Kartemquin Films ♦ 1974 ♦ 21 minutes
Truck FarmTruck Farm

Blending seriousness and whimsy, filmmaker Ian Cheney explores the promise and perils of urban farming.

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2011 ♦ 48 minutes ♦ 7 - 12, College, Adults
Viva la CausaViva la Causa

A colorful record of the making of a mural in Chicago's Pilsen community by Ray Patlán, and the roots of the mural movement of the mid-1970's in Mexico.

Kartemquin Films ♦ 1974 ♦ 12 minutes
We Are Not GhostsWe Are Not Ghosts
Detroiters are reinventing the old Motor City as a vibrant new self-sustaining and human-scaled city for a post industrial world.
Bullfrog Films ♦ 2012 ♦ 52 minutes ♦ 10-12, College, Adults

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