Monday, May 25, 2009

Wednesday, 27 May: A Convenient Truth

A CONVENIENT TRUTH: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil (52 minutes)

The story: Curitiba, Brazil is a world-class model of intelligent, people-friendly sustainable urban planning. Through interviews with Curitiba mayors Jaime Lerner and Cassio Tanigushi and other engineers of these sensible policies, the film shows life-enhancing and cost-effective innovations in transportation, recycling, and affordable housing.

Free popcorn provided by Flatbush Food Coop. Kosher snacks will also be available for purchase.

Where: Prospect Park Temple Isaac
1419 Dorchester Road (at Marlborough), Flatbush, Brooklyn
(Q train to Cortelyou Road)

Local co-sponsors: Ditmas Park West Neighborhood Association, Prospect Park Temple Isaac, Sustainable Flatbush, Flatbush Food Coop

Map courtesy of National Geographic.

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