U.S. Premiere See and appreciate the amazing resilience of individuals living on the fringes of society. This touching documentary takes you on a revealing journey from Mumbai, India, Asia’s biggest slum, through a suburb of Marseille to a Native American community in the Abitibi region of Quebec, a tent city in New Jersey and, finally, to the heart of a Moroccan slum. Through an overview of this world’s macro political and economic issues, Slums: Cities of Tomorrow starts by exploring the micro details: the creativity, inspiration and perseverance of individuals who bring a city to life in their image. In French, English, Arabic, and Hindi with English subtitles. Directed by Jean-Nicolas Orhon. Produced by Christine Falco.

Slums: Cities of Tomorrow

2013 CA 82 min
Festival Year: 2014
Types: Documentary
Topic: Energy & Resources, Global Perspectives