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Hong Kong’s Heritage Heroes – Part Three

HONG KONG – Heritage Heroes Part Three is the third, and last, part of a documentary on residents fighting to save Hong Kong’s cultural heritage and historic buildings from neglect and, eventual, demolition by local government and property development companies

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Hong Kong’s Heritage Heroes – Part Two

HONG KONG – Heritage Heroes Part Two is the second part of a documentary on residents fighting to save Hong Kong’s cultural heritage and historic buildings from neglect and, eventual, demolition by local government and property development companies in the

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Hong Kong’s Heritage Heroes – Part One

HONG KONG – Heritage Heroes Part One is the first part of a documentary on residents fighting to save Hong Kong’s cultural heritage and historic buildings from neglect and, eventual, demolition by local government and property development companies in the

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Montréal, tales of gentrification in a bohemian city (redux)

Montreal, tales of gentrification in a bohemian city. Montréal: histoire de la gentrification d’une ville bohème. This 80 minute documentary examines the rapid push for condo development in Montréal. Residents speak about how this development is having an effect in

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Kenya Slum Upgrading Project in Kibera

Featuring Kibera residents Godwin Oyindo, 24, Hilda Olali, 49, and Justus Ongera, 24.

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South African documentary filmmaker talks gentrification in JoBurg

South African documentary filmmaker, Arya Laloo, talks about gentrification in her Johannesburg district, Jeppestown. Laloo is co-director of the 2013 film Jeppe on a Friday. Named one of the best African films of 2013 by the U.K. Guardian newspaper.

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A portrait of gentrification in Johannesburg

The mean streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, put fear into the hearts of the most hardened. But a Canadian documentary filmmaker brushes off how she was once carjacked at gunpoint as if it were like being stuck in traffic on

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