[permaculture] New Film Available from Permaculture Activist

Keith Johnson keithdj at mindspring.com
Tue Jun 26 20:03:31 EDT 2007


A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil
52 min., DVD, 2007, $25

This new film is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at 
sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes 
in cities worldwide. The documentary focuses on innovations in 
transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, 
seasonal parks, and the processes that transformed Curitiba into one of 
the most livable cities in the world. Cities should be a solution not a 
problem for human beings. The city of Curitiba has demonstrated for the 
past 40 years how to transform problems into cost-effective solutions 
that can be applied in most cities around the world.

Includes exclusive interviews from world renowned Curitiba’s mayors 
Jaime Lerner and Cassio Tanigushi, as well as other brilliant minds who 
made Curitiba a world class model.

-- 
Keith Johnson
"Be fruitful and mulch apply."
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