Film as a medium has played an important role in generating awareness on social issues. This blog is a list of films that address housing and issues related to housing infrastructure in India. It is not an exhaustive list but a short collection of films available in the public domain
Date: 12th October 2020
This blogs explores the key elements of adequate housing as recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Date: 16th April 2020
One of the biggest concerns in the country right now is the distribution of food supplies and essential commodities. In Indian cities, with large income inequalities, servicing these huge numbers equitably becomes a logistical impossibility. Last-mile door-to-door services have become essential systems to get supplies to every individual.
Date: 1st April 2020
As of 31.03.2020 the outbreak, termed COVID-19, has infected about 800,000 people worldwide and killed roughly 42,000, according to a global tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
The coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the planet is forcing city authorities, health care officials, and emergency and security forces to take urban planning more seriously. In the midst of a global quarantine, the CCF team discusses factors like population density, technology, supply chains and urbanisation to present the historic and contemporary analysis of the mutually inclusive nature of pandemics and urban planning.
Date: 28th MARCH 2019
In the wake of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the CCF team came across a collection of maps that spatially visualise outbreaks, and did a little research around the analytics that illustrate pandemic movements.
Date: 25th May 2019
The CCF team talks about heritage in Panaji, and CCF’s 2014 Heritage Listing Project.
Date: 21st May 2019
A forum for citizens to understand and discuss the city.
Date: 15th May 2019
While the 2017 documentary presented the stark reality of manual scavengers in Tamil Nadu, the subsequent discussion, with the lawyer and human rights activist Albertina Almeida, and the architect Tallulah D’Silva, provided insight on way-forward action in Goa.
Date: 3rd May 2019
In a photoblog, the CCF team observes footpaths in Panaji from Jane Jacobs’ perspective.
Date: 26th April 2019
The CCF team takes a closer look at the Panaji Riverfront Development Proposal.
Date: 29th March 2019
The CCF team discusses the parking issue in Goa, and the state’s much-awaited response.
Date: 1st March 2019
The CCF team discusses a major problem in the Goan capital: mobility, and the proposed Decongestion Model.
‘Can Participatory Development be infused in the Electoral Wards of the Heritage Panchayat of Se-Old Goa?’
Date: 22nd February 2019
Making a strong case for a “Bottom-Top” approach to planning, Edgar Ribeiro used the case of Old Goa to elucidate the need for sustainable planning through participatory Ward-level spatial plans.