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Covid Cities (Short Films)


Wednesday, June 29, 2022


Urban Cinema


This series of short films explores the lessons learned during the global COVID pandemic. Films include: “Strangers In Boxes,” a life affirming testament to how the power of human connection can transcend language, distance, a global pandemic; “60 Day Cycle” is the story of a lone cyclist embarking on a tour that begins with shuttered shops and empty streets, and ends with a city opening up to a new reality; “Site Specific: Recovering Space” shares thoughts from the Irish Architecture Foundation advocating for a better-built world in post-pandemic cities;  “The View from the Grotas” is a documentary produced and filmed by young residents of informal settlements, locally known as “grotas”, from Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in their lives; “A conscious walk during pandemic in Amsterdam,” features city-walks and discussions with experts about how the culture of walking is influencing urban planning in Netherlands and Asia and urban design adaptation.


  • Global

Video Titles:

  • Site Specific: Recovering Space
  • 60 Day Cycle
  • A conscious walk during pandemic in Amsterdam
  • Strangers In Boxes
  • The View from the Grotas