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Some Call It Progress

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The wrecking-ball is a most effective instrument of change. It levels buildings to permit the construction of highrises and freeways. Slowly, the sense of identity that people feel in places inherited from the past is being shattered by the drive to modernize. This film chooses looks at Montréal, Brussels & Sydney, Australia where unrestricted development has been resisted with varying degrees of success.

1978, 27 min 50 s

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