CityStories Series

2013 Films

CityStories Series

Courtesy of CityStories Series

1:00 PM

Directed by: Various

Venue: Carnegie Institution for Science

CityStories Series 

Winners from the Siemens CityStories for Sustainability Film Project


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.

Introduced by Alison Taylor, Head of Sustainability in the US, Siemens Corporation.

Shown with In Search of Solutions.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations required.

Carnegie Institution for Science

Elihu Root Auditorium

1530 P St., NW 

(Metro: Dupont Circle

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