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Title Good fortune [videorecording] / Transient Pictures ; a film by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine ; directed and produced by Landon Van Soest ; produced and edited by Jeremy Levine.

Imprint Brooklyn, NY : Transient Pictures ; [S.l.] : Distributed by PBS, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    307.3364 GOO    Available
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 73 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Special features: Deleted scenes.
Credits Oiginal music, T. Griffin ; series creator, Marc N. Weiss.
Event Broadcast on July 13, 2010 on the PBS television program P.O.V.
Summary UN Habitat promises better housing to residents of the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Meanwhile in the Kenyan countryside, Dominion Farms, a private U.S. company, hopes to elevate the local standard of living by converting pastures and farmland into rice fields. By taking their camera directly to the communities affected by these two ambitious development projects, the filmmakers discover what these do-gooder institutions can't seem to, why their presence is unwelcome by the very people they are trying to help.
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen; stereo.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
In English, Swahili, and Dholuo with subtitles in English.
Subject United Nations Human Settlements Programme. Slum Upgrading Facility.
Dominion Farms Limited.
Slums -- Kenya -- Nairobi.
Poor -- Kenya -- Nairobi.
Economic development projects -- Kenya -- Nairobi.
Kibera (Kenya)
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Van Soest, Landon. Producer. Director.
Levine, Jeremy. Producer. Film editor.
Transient Pictures (Firm)
PBS Video.
Added Title POV (Television program)
ISBN 9781608833023
Standard No. 841887013055
Music No. AMD62305 PBS

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