art in the streets

art in the streets

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Art in the Streets examines the dynamics of public art in the urban landscape.

The Art of Compassion

The Art of Compassion

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The Art of Compassion presents parallel portraits of two men who have transformed painful experiences into sources of creative inspiration. Their moving stories resonate with themes of healing, appreciation for nature, and spiritual growth.

Freedom Babies

Freedom Babies

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A young family from the Secwepemc First Nation lives in a traditional pit house near Kamloops in the Thompson River Valley of British Columbia. Their lives are rooted in concern for the environment, respect for unceded traditional territory and a return to traditional First Nations culture. 

Greening the Cube: 100-Mile Housing

Greening the Cube: 100-Mile Housing

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Bringing the sustainability question home–with shelter in mind, what sort of future will you build?

ITUSTO To Rise Again

I'TUSTO To Rise Again

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I'TUSTO is the Kwakwaka'wakw word for "to rise again". `Namgis filmmaker Barb Cranmer worked alongside members of her community and has documented their tremendous efforts as they rallied over the next 21 months to rebuild the big house.

IN THE MONUMENT

IN THE MONUMENT

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IN THE MONUMENT explores the evolution of Holocaust commemoration and monument building in the last 70 years. Presenting six shortlisted finalists for the design competition to build the Canadian National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa, the film examines the roles of Holocaust commemoration in the 21st century and of public art in preserving history for the future. 

Public Art Private Views: Exploring Art in Public Spaces

Public Art Private Views: Exploring Art in Public Spaces

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Public Art Private Views is an exploration of art in the public realm--how it gets there, how it's made, and the role art plays in creating communities in urban environments.

Radical Attitudes: The Architecture of Douglas Cardinal

Radical Attitudes: The Architecture of Douglas Cardinal

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A documentary that profiles the life and work of controversial Métis architect Douglas Cardinal.

Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered

Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered

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Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered is a fascinating portrait of Jane Jacobs, a critical thinker who understood the need for citizens to become involved in shaping public policy that shapes the cities in which they live.