Sustainability Series: ZERO TEN TWENTY THE CHILDREN OF RIO

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1992 was the first Rio Earth Summit where world leaders signed up to a blueprint for a greener, fairer world. For twenty years the producers of LIFE followed the lives of 11 children born in different countries in 1992. Their stories constitute a unique diary of what it’s been like to grow up in a fast-changing, 21st century world, and how globalization and the Earth Summit have impacted their lives.

For 20 years, we’ve been following the lives of 11 children born in different countries round the world in 1992 – the year of the first Rio Earth Summit, where world leaders signed up to a blueprint for a greener, fairer world – a world that would safeguard resources for future generations Twenty years on, In tve’s flagship, long-term project ‘Zero, Ten, Twenty’ catches up with our children on the threshold of adulthood –  in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Latvia, Norway, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, England and USA. Their stories constitute a unique diary of what it’s been like to grow up in a fast-changing, 21st century world –how globalization and the Earth Summit have impacted on their lives, and what now are their hopes, fears and ambitions for the future, on the eve of the new Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012.

 “A must-see across fields like education, psychology, sociology, international development, women’s studies, environmental studies, globalization studies, and more.” Steven J. Klees, Professor of International and Comparative Education, University of Maryland

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Running Time: 100 Minutes100 MIN
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

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Wednesday 07/267:00