Ekümenopolis: City Without Limits

The current protests around Gezi Park are fighting to prevent the 9 acre urban green space from being developed into a shopping mall for Istanbul. The 2011 documentary film Ekümenopolis, by Imre Azem, provides an indepth context into the ongoing protests currently going on in Turkey. It  presents an insightful  picture of  the history urban development, the pursuit of modernization, and  the resulting effects.

Remember to hit the captions button on youtube to get the subtitels.

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