Sat 20 May 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:03 pm
Levinsky 98 - Levinsky 98, Tel Aviv, FREE

Docaviv is one of the highlights of the Tel Aviv Culture calendar. 2017 will be the 19th Festival, and will feature over 100 documentaries split into three awards: Best Israeli Documentary, Best International Documentary, and best Student Documentary. The majority of films are shown at the Cinematheque in Tel Aviv, but several also have special outdoor screenings across Tel Aviv.

They accused her of offering home remedies as solutions for problems requiring surgery, but Jane Jacobs knew more about city life than dozens of urban planners. In a time when men controlled the drawing boards and bulldozers, Jacobs (author of “The Death and Life of Great American Cities”) knew the streets intimately, and understood that cities are living things, made up of people, noise, and bustle, creating a character that can’t be planned from a god’s eye view. Jacobs became a reluctant activist, waging a mighty struggle against big money, siding with poor tenants against blindsided architects led by a classic villain. Who won, ultimately? And how come other big cities have yet to learn the lesson?

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