The Meaning of Wild
Shown as part of Our Cities, Our Planet
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.
3/27 E Street Cinema screening only: Discussion with filmmaker Jean-Nicolas Orhon follows screening.
FREE. No reservations required.
Petworth Neighborhood Library
4200 Kansas Ave., NW
(Metro: Georgia Ave.-Petworth)
Tickets: $10 available online or at the E Street Cinema Box Office.
E Street Cinema
555 11th St., NW (entrance on E St. between 10th & 11th Sts.)
(Metro: Metro Center, Gallery Place-Chinatown)