Astana, Kazakhstan Capital (56 minutes) /

After Kazakhstan gained independence in 1991 its seat of government was moved north and renamed Astana, meaning "sublime gateway." Old Soviet-era buildings were torn down and internationally acclaimed architects hired to design a model city that might become the hub not just of Kazakhstan,...

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Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Journeyman Pictures (Firm)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2010.
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Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 12, 2012.
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Summary: After Kazakhstan gained independence in 1991 its seat of government was moved north and renamed Astana, meaning "sublime gateway." Old Soviet-era buildings were torn down and internationally acclaimed architects hired to design a model city that might become the hub not just of Kazakhstan, but of all of Central Asia. A decade after its conception, has Astana lived up to its promise? In this program, citizens who are preparing to celebrate Astana's 10-year anniversary discuss their hopes for and criticism of the world's newest capital city.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 12, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sd., col.
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 9 & up.
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