Filmed in the years surrounding the killing of Freddie Gray, Marilyn Ness’s Charm City searches for signs of progress amidst pervasive pain and despair.
“The World Before Your Feet” looks at Matt Green’s pursuit of a simple goal: To walk each block of New York’s five boroughs.
Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, known as “Nadar,” dared to take his camera out of the studio in the mid-1800s and into the skies and sewers of the city.
In her poetry book released in 1969, Eve Merriam reserves some of her sharpest barbs for the city planners, politicians, government bureaucrats, and “crisis committees” who claim to help the poor but do nothing (or worse).
As documented in Albert Speer’s extensive plans, the cityscape of Welthauptstadt Germania is stunning while demonstrating the Third Reich’s obsession with scale, permanence, and order.
Zhao Liang’s latest film, Behemoth, provides a ring-side seat to the effects of rapid development, commerce, and pollution in this autonomous region of China.