Project Description

Length: 100 mins
Director: Fernando Ramos
Cast: Juliette Binoche、Harold Lloyd、Edward G. Robinson、Allen Ginsberg、Jan Gehl

AWAKENING CITY presents an universal debate on the role of public spaces in contemporary cities, the conflicts of cars against people; malls against parks and squares; private against public; consumer against citizen; destructive urbanism against green areas. The documentary provides a set of international cases, strategies and proposals aiming full implementation of the Right to the City. Blending the Essay Film style with experimental tones, AWAKENING CITY is a WORLD PREMIERE of the FIRST FILM directed by Fernando Ramos, former Brazilian Critic, Script Writer and Assistant Director.