The City of the future

United States, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “Understanding Cities”.
A documentary that looks at the future design and development of the cities in the world. Factors that will influence these future designs include the limited amounts of energy and resources that are left in the world. Narrated by Edmund Bacon.

Credits

production company

Urban Productions

co-producer

Edmund Bacon

Art Ciocco

director
Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1983

Appears in

Understanding Cities

Group of items

Understanding Cities

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016852

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planners

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City planning - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

History → Urbanization

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Future life

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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