Interviews with Mockbee’s peers and scenes with those he’s influenced infuse the film with a larger discussion of architecture’s role in issues of poverty, class, race, education, social change and citizenship.
With extraordinary access to a new generation of young astrophysicists, BLAST puts a human face on groundbreaking scientific research. The story follows a close-knit team of international scientists as they carry out a multi-million dollar experiment that takes them on a dramatic journey from the Arctic to Antarctic.
Featuring interviews with women astronauts like Claudie Haigneré, the first European woman in space, the feminist theorist Donna Haraway (Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature), the Mercury 13 women and the icons of Russian space travel, Silvia Casalino investigates why women struggled to achieve equal opportunities with their male counterparts in the world of space technology.
2012. (1 x 114, 2 x 57, 5 x 22 min.) Color, B/W: HD. English. A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle For a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.