09 March 2010

Film Screening: A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

Center for Latino Arts and Culture presents:

A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

Thursday, March 11
8:00-10:00 pm
Graduate Student Lounge, CAC
126 College Avenue, New Brunswick

Cities should be a solution not a problem for human beings. The city of Curitiba, Brazil has demonstrated for the past 40 years how to transform problems into environment-friendly, cost-effective solutions that can be applied in most cities around the world. Ecology and Conservation, 2007 Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival.

Join us for a post screening conversation with film director Maria Terezinha Vaz and Rutgers Department of Landscape Architecture professor David Tulloch.

Last in a four-part series entitled Ecologies in the Balance in Latin American and the Caribbean: A Documentary Film Series.

Sponsored by the Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes, the Center for Latin American Studies, The Department of Human Ecology, The Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, The Office of International Programs at the School of Arts and Sciences, Central and
South American Association, Rutgers Union of Cuban American Students, Latin American Student Organization, Rutgers Capoeira Club, [em]POWER Rutgers Chapter, and the Graduate Student Association.

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