Videos about Cities
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Washington DC Statehood
Washington DC experiences taxation without representation. It's also missing from rhyming state songs. John Oliver and a group of singing children fix one of these problems. 
The Truth Behind Striking in the Modern World
With the threat of strikes always on the radar, Olivia Cappuccini explores what it takes for trade unions to put a strike into action in the modern world, and how it is not as...
Redesigning Cities Could Solve Our Biggest Problems. But We're Hardly Talking About Them.
Cities are the biggest thing we create. But when we talk about sustainability, there is still surprisingly little discussion about how our cities are designed as a whole. This...
JIN-NOW (2013)
Experimental road movie A kind of patchwork of the life. Crossing street musicians, homeless people, monks and nuns, workers, jugglers, soldiers... boats, airplanes, cars...
Last Call At The Oasis (2012)
Water. It's the earth's most valuable resource. Our cities are powered by it, countless industries depend on it, and all living things need it to survive. But it's very...
Capture the Rain and Rebuild the Economy
This fun animation shows how reconnecting trees to our city's watersheds is one of the fastest ways to create lasting jobs while rebuilding local economies and preparing our...
The Long, Dark Shadows of Plutocracy
From luxury skyscrapers -- taller, more expensive and exclusive than ever before -- the dark shadows of plutocracy are spreading across the commons of democracy. 
INSURRECTO-RIOTOSIS
This week we bring you an exclusive report on the pandemic that’s infecting the globe. Insurrecto-Riotosis. The first wave of the pandemic was reported in the city of Nantes in...
Hidden Harvest - The Food Hiding in Plain sight
Hidden Harvest Ottawa co-founder Katrina Siks explains how her organisation works in Canada's capital city to exploit the underutilized resource offered by fruit and nut trees...
The Love Police: Liberation of Canary Wharf
Public spaces in city centres are increasingly being turned into private estates, with their own security forces who get to decide who can be there and what they can do. Since...
Ferguson: Chronicle of an Insurrection
An in depth look at the events that unfolded in Ferguson, Missouri following the police murder of Michael Brown, a black teenager. Also features an exclusive interview with...
How Violence Is Inherent in The System
This is a clip from "Occupied Cascadia" (2012). Watch the full film here. Featuring Derrick Jensen, Charles Eisenstein and Dillon Thompson.
GLOBAL WARNING: Typhoon Yolanda
A documentary about the super typhoon Yolanda - Haiyan which hit the Philippines on Nov 8th 2013. A video by Dobrin Kashavelov (Bulgaria/Philippines). 
Rotterdam - The Transition to Urban Resilience
If current trends continue, by 2050 70% of the world's population will live in cities. Knowing that cities will grow both in number and surface, it is time to recognize the...
Singapore: Biophilic City (2012)
A whirlwind week in Singapore exploring the amazing story of how Singapore came to be one of the most 'biophilic' cities of the world, on the cutting edge of ecocity design and...
Destroy FIFA! The Battle Against The World Cup In Brazil
This week on "It's the end of the World as We know it and I feel fine" we bring you a round up of news from the muthafrackin resistance. Starting with the shooting of three...
The Nature of Cities (2010)
"The Nature Of Cities" follows the journey of Professor Timothy Beatley as he explores urban projects around the world, representing the new green movement that hopes to move...
Christie Walk: A Piece Of Ecocity (2011)
A Piece of Ecocity is an inspiring 2-part film about one of the only inner-city eco-housing projects in the world. It is a great example of what could be possible...
Using Biomimicry To Build a Centenary City in Nigeria
Nigeria will be celebrating its 100th birthday in 2014 and as part of the celebration a new city will be built based on biomimicry. Following the systems of nature, the 'Smart...
How To Occupy The Noosphere: Ian MacKenzie @ TEDxVictoria 2013
Ian MacKenzie An ardent filmmaker and media activist, Ian MacKenzie is dedicated to capturing and sharing glimpses of emerging human paradigms. MacKenzie's most recent film...
Cheating & the Corporate Cannibals
Goldman Sachs struck a deal with politicians to avoid paying property tax. Subsidised by the small businesses and home owners of New York City, the financiers are enriched...
What Happens When You Give 4000 Kids 2 Million Lego Blocks to Build the City of Their Dreams?
The LEGO® BUILD THE CHANGE workshop took place at the EcoCity2013 World Summit, 24 - 29 September 2013. Connect4Climate collected online submissions from around the world...
Ihtiyaciniz Olan Her Sey (Everything We Need)
Zumbara is a time-banking community that facilitates thousands of exchanges between people in Istanbul and in other cities in Turkey. Zumbara recognizes the opportunity to...
Man Gets Ticket For Not Riding In Bike Lane, Films Himself Crashing Into Things In Bike Lanes.
This is exactly the kind of civic revenge video that we condone, hilariously injuring yourself in the name of proving a point. - http://unlooker.com
Designing Healthy Communities
Designing Healthy Communities is a 4 part series and companion book that takes a comprehensive look at the impact America’s built environment has on public health, and at the...
Sound Feelings
Sound feelings is a collage of captured moments which builds up an experimental road movie video. A collection of impressions and "sonorized feelings", reflections, gestures...
Inner-City Nature Reserves: You Won't Know How Awesome They Are Till You Have One Yourself
A glimpse into the life of one of the first inner city designated nature reserves in the UK and what this space has come to mean to the community who cherish it.
How do you change? - Connect4Climate iChange competition
The Earth is a beautiful place. However, we sometimes forget that things we do day-to-day affect the climate, our water, our planet. We can make changes to our everyday lives...
Street Fight (2005)
Nominated for an Academy Award, this film chronicles the hard-fought campaign for mayor of Newark, New Jersey, by Corey Booker, a young community activist and City Council...
The Eviction Free Zone
In South Minneapolis, eight family have declared their community an Eviction Free Zone. Support them by signing their petition at: http://start2.occupyourhomes.org/ We, the...
Idle No More: Urban Racism
Wellesley Institute's Michael Shapcott: Toronto used to have racist laws that forbid aboriginals from congregating together, therefore atomizing the native population in...
The Youth Job Crisis
Youths in Canada and the U.S. are finding it increasingly difficult to find employment after they finish their post-secondary education. And a growing portion of the jobs...
Urban Permaculture: Sustainable Strategies for Urban Living (2011)
Geoff Lawton ventures into the cities and towns of the small Urban Garden. Urban Permaculture. What are the creative Permaculture strategies that people use in small scale...
6 Portraits of the Solidarity Economy
In a solidarity economy, our needs are met by exchanging goods, services, resources, and knowledge in ways that advance core values of justice, democracy, cooperation, and...
Murray Bookchin: All Ecological Problems Have Their Roots in Social Problems (1988)
Bookchin was an American libertarian socialist author, orator, and philosopher. A pioneer in the ecology movement, Bookchin was the founder of the social ecology movement...
Fixing the Future: Creating Local Jobs and Building Prosperity (2010) (trailer)
Host David Brancaccio tackles one of the toughest challenges facing Americans today: How does our country create jobs that pay well and build prosperity? Brancaccio travels...
Thinking Cities, Networked Society (2012)
The film deals with one of the most dramatic societal trends happening today: urbanization. The world population is expected to soar to more than 9 billion people by 2050...
Principled Societies Project Part I: Local Financial System
This video introduces the Token Exchange System, a local monetary/financial system being developed by the Principled Societies Project, based on the book "Creating Sustainable...
Streets Of Plenty (2010)
An unprecedented look into the underworld of Vancouver’s downtown east-side ghetto. This 65 minute documentary follows one man’s 30 day experiment of joining the thousands of...
Taken for a Ride (1996)
Before freeways, traffic congestion and air pollution, public transportation was a vital part of the American landscape. Jim Klein and Martha Olson weave investigative...
Gimme Green (2007)
Gimme Green is a humorous look at the American obsession with the residential lawn and the effects it has on our environment, our wallets and our outlook on life. From the...
Visualizing The Edible City in 3 Minutes
Watch an animation that shows how to turn a conventional community into an edible city. Learn how to transform unproductive spaces into agricultural landscapes that help fight...
Edible City: Grow the Revolution (2012)
Edible City tells the stories of the pioneers who are digging their hands into the dirt, working to transform their communities and do something truly revolutionary: grow...
Revenge of the Electric Car (2011)
By 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same car companies that built them. Today, less than 5 years later, the electric car is back... with a...
Manufactured Landscapes (2006)
MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES is a feature length documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Burtynsky makes large-scale photographs of ‘manufactured...
Are We Doomed? YERT Feature Film (trailer)
Get ready for YERT: The Film. We've finished our feature film based on our eco-adventures to every state of the USA! Please spread the word to all of your friends and family...
Play Again
What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature?At a time when children play more behind screens than outside, PLAY AGAIN explores the changing balance between the...
Eugene City of Peace Introduction
Describes the goals, process, and philosophy of an experiment in community-building. A movement of people interested in defining, nurturing, and celebrating Eugene as City of...
First Earth: Uncompromising Ecological Architecture (2010)
FIRST EARTH is a documentary about the movement towards a massive paradigm shift for shelter -- building healthy houses in the old ways, out of the very earth itself, and...
Sprawling from Grace: Driven to Madness (2008)
For as long as most Americans can remember the car has been the embodiment of the American dream. But with more than 250 million cars and trucks on the road, Americans have...