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Some Call it Progress

Directed by Tina Viljoen
Canada, 1978 (documentary, 28 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Du progrès, ça?"
Some Call it Progress
Photo © National Film Board of Canada

Film Description:
"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."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Boyce Richardson, Tina Viljoen
Produced by: Barrie Howells
Narrator: Bronwyn Drainie
Film Editing: Tina Viljoen
Music: Alain Clavier
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
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