Surviving in an Asian Megacity

by OceaniaNewsreal August 10, 2012

With a population of over 10 million, Indonesia's capital Jakarta is one of Asia's mega-cities. Like similar cities, there is increasing tension between an expanding elite population and a growing urban poor. The mayor of Jakarta has a solution to this problem - evict the urban poor. This video looks at life in three poor communities in Jakarta, highlighting their strategies for survival in very uncertain times.

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Producer Robert Wyrod/Rachel Rinaldo
Director Robert Wyrod/Rachel Rinaldo
Year produced 2004
Distributor Oceania Indymedia Newsreal