Socially Minded Documentaries

  1. Nelson Mandela, who led the emancipation of South Africa from white minority rule and served as his country’s first black president, died at 95.

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  2. Times Documentaries presents “Coming Back: A Year of Recovery After Hurricane Sandy.” A video portrait of four neighborhoods struggling in the aftermath of the 2012 storm.

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  3. A group of dirt bike riders in Baltimore have been called reckless. But to them, riding their bikes provides a sense of escape.

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  4. The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) under the research program "Research for the Sustainable Development of Megacities of Tomorrow - Energy- and Climate-Efficient Structures in Urban Growth Centres" of the Federal Republic of Germany.

    More Informations about the project can be found here future-megacities.org or here enerkey.info/
    Produced by: crossdocs.eu

    Energy and Climate Protection in Gauteng, South Africa
    1. Challenge
    • The Gauteng Province is the most densely populated urban area of South Africa with a striking lack of energy supply
    • High dependency on coal for energy production and consequently high CO2 emissions from the energy sector
    • Low levels of electricity costs contribute to high levels of energy consumption and low rates of efficiency
    • Low share of renewable energies due to the lack of a regulatory framework and incentives
    2. Objective
    To demonstrate viable technologies for a sustainable regional energy system through a transdisciplinary, practice-oriented and integrated approach.
    3. Solutions
    • TIMES GEECO – regional energy and emission model and training
    • EnerKey Advisor Tool – assessing energy performance of buildings
    • EnerKey Long Term Perspective Group – a governance think tank model
    • Transport Emission Inventory – informed mobility planning
    • Energy Technology Handbook – sustainable technologies for the future
    • CDM – emission trade evaluation tool
    • iEEECo – energy and cost efficient settlements
    • African Sustainable House – a holistic dwelling approach
    • EnerKey Detectives – education and solar panels in schools

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  5. Produced by OXFAM India oxfamindia.org/
    A film by Jamun jamun.net/

    Director: Ayesha Sood
    Producer: Udayan Baijal

    DOP: Divakar Mani
    Writers: Isha Singh Sawhney & Ankur Tewari

    Music By:
    Grain -[facebook.com/thegrainmusic]
    Ankur Tewari - [soundcloud.com/ghalatfamily]

    Colourist: Sajid Akbar
    Casting: Sanjeev Maurya

    A special thank you to Shilpa Shukla for her voice.

    For more information go to oxfamindia.org/givewomentheirshare/

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