A Merry Christmas List of Movies on…Cities!

LabGov wishes you a wonderful holiday season with a non-exhaustive list of movies and documentaries, old and new, that will make your holidays more entertaining!

The list below does not follow an order and is the result of various consultations with friends and colleagues, if you wish to send us some suggestions, don’t hesitate to contact us on FB or twitter!

1.”News From Home”, Chantal Akerman

#ethnography

 

2. “Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du commerce 1080 Bruxelles”, Chantal Akerman 

#gender

 

 

3. “Battersea Power Station: Selling an icon”

#energy

 

4. “Rush Hour”, Luciana Kaplan 

#transportation

 

5. “H2Omx”, José Cohen and Lorenzo Hagerman

#water

 

6. “Men on the bridge”, Aslı Özge

#workers

 

 

7. “Relatos salvajes”, Damián Szifrón

#resilience

 

8. Cesta ven (the way out), Petr Václav

#urbanexclusion #romapeople

 

9. “Dark Days”, Marc Singer

#homelessness

 

10. “Quand il a fallu partir”, Mehdi Meklat and Badrou

#demolition

https://info.arte.tv/fr/quand-il-fallu-partir

 

11. “Ekumenopolis”, Imre Azem

#urbandevelopment #housing

 

12. “West Beirut”, Ziad Doueiri

#civilwar

 

13. “City of God”, Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund

#informality

 

14. “Lost in Translation”, Sofia Coppola

#Tokyo

 

15. “Roma”, Alfonso Cuarón 

#MexicoCity

 

16. “Le mani sulla città”, Francesco Rosi 

#speculation

 

17. “25th Hour”, Spike Lee

#newyorkcity

 

 

18. “Old Boy”, Park Chan-wook

#scarycities #seoul

 

19. “Taxi Teheran”, Jafar Panahi

#transportation