Creativity and The Capitalist City by Tino Buchholz. This two-year film project and independent production “is more than a local documentary on Amsterdam. It describes the struggle for affordable space in advanced capitalist cities and its creative exploitation”. Featuring Jamie Peck (Professor of Economic Geography, Vancouver) and Jaap Schoufour (Amsterdam). 55 min.
Amsterdam Make-Over 2040 by William de Bruijn. This documentary questions the ability of ‘mega-regions’ to grow in a sustainable, environmental-friendly way, while maintaining quality of life and social standards. Featuring economic geographer Richard Florida (Toronto), urban sociologist Saskia Sassen (New York, London) Amsterdam urban planner Zef Hemel, and Professor of landscape architecture and founder of West 8 Adriaan Geuze, critical thinker about planning in the Netherlands. 48 min.
Tino Buchholz (researcher and director of Creativity and the Capitalist City), Jaap Schoufour (head of Breeding Places/Bureau Broedplaatsen Amsterdam) and Dr. Sebastian Olma (founder of The Think Tank) will be in attendance for a post-film discussion.
Great documentaries, information, passion and… cheap tickets! See you there! Cavia is an intimate venue with a limited number of tickets available, so we recommend you to book your tickets in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: Saturday, 8 October, 2011
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Filmhuis Cavia, Van Hallstraat 52-1, Amsterdam
Ticket price: € 4
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