This project features ten next generation filmmakers selected from around the world and mentored by Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim to make films about sustainability in their cities.

MUMBAI – THE RUBBER BAND BALL (India, 2012, 5 min.)  A boy looks for open space to play as the city encroaches.  Directed by Mohit Chhabra.

JOHANNESBURG – GROWING HOPE (South Africa, 2012, 5 min.)  Hope grows in a community garden in an abandoned school in Soweto. Directed by Wiseman Mabusela.

RIO – THIS FILM IS ABOUT . . .  (Brazil, 2012, 5 min.)  Creating energy from waste in Rio.  Directed by Eduardo Hunter Moura

SUSTAINABLE SYDNEY 2030: A CITY WITH TWO VOICES (Australia, 2012, 5 min.) The mayor of Sydney and a radio talk-show host debate the city’s sustainability initiative. Directed by Daniel Jameison.


CityStories Series

2012 US 20 min
Festival Year: 2013
Types: Short
Topic: Energy & Resources, Environmental Advocacy and Justice, Global Perspectives, Sustainable Living