The Walls come tumbling down

Canada, 1976

Film
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Shows the rampant demolition of older buildings in Montreal to make way for the new glass towers that nobody seems to want. Describes the efforts of individual citizens and citizens’ groups to stem this brutal activity which goes under the name of progress.

Credits

co-director

William Weintraub

Pierre Lasry

Michael Rubbo

producer

Roman Bittman

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015625

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Buildings - Conservation and restoration

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Montreal (Quebec)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection - Citizen participation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Citizens' associations

History → Buildings - Conservation and restoration

Places → Canada

Places → Montreal (Quebec)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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