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A CONVENIENT TRUTH: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil (2006)

Director Giovanni Vaz Del Bello

Producer Maria Terezinha Vaz


  2007 Remi Award Winner!








A CONVENIENT TRUTH: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil includes exclusive interviews from world renowned Curitiba’s mayors Jaime Lerner and Cassio Tanigushi, as well as other brilliants mind who made Curitiba a world class model.

A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide. The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, seasonal parks, and the processes that transformed Curitiba into one of the most livable cities in the world.

Cities should be a solution not a problem for human beings. The city of Curitiba has demonstrated for the past 40 years how to transform problems into cost-effective solutions that can be applied in most cities around the world.


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Format: DVD NTSC Region 0

Running Time: 52 minutes

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