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Urban Movies #15 Our City by Maria Tarantino

22 March 2016 , Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam, 19h30

With Maria Tarantino (director of Our City, discussant), Luca Bertolini (UvA, moderator), Robert Waldinger (UCLA, discussant) and Sarah De Boeck (Cosmopolis – Centre for Urban Research/VUB, discussant)

Our City is a film about a city under construction. On its horizon you can see the profile of the cranes and the skeletons of new towers. But what is the human construction that we are putting into place?

This series features documentaries about urbanism, suburbia, and issues that cities and urban areas around the globe face. Each edition has a different theme and during every edition the screening of the documentary will be complemented by a Q&A with the makers, a debate with experts around the themes addressed in the movie, a book presentation and/or a lecture by an international guest.