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The Big Reset (Ages 12-14)

The Big Reset (Ages 12-14)

This series pairs animators with experts in their fields to bring you engaging, informative short films on the topics of economics, urban design, genetics and social equality. Part of The Curve, the NFB’s collection of shorts about the pandemic.

Pour visionner cette sélection en français, cliquez ici.

Films in This Playlist Include
The Big Reset - Economics | Read the mini-lesson
The Big Reset - Cities | Read the mini-lesson
The Big Reset - Worldviews | Read the mini-lesson
The Big Reset - Governance | Read the mini-lesson

  • Economics
    2020|3 min

    Economist Armine Yalnizyan offers a radically honest and deliciously sweet review of our absurdly dysfunctional economic system and what we must do in order to survive and thrive in the 21st century.

  • Cities
    2020|3 min

    Designer Bruce Mau views the COVID-19 pandemic as a short-term crisis in a long-term trend toward positive development. He dares us to abandon our toxic lifestyle habits and urges us toward bolder urban design.

  • Worldviews
    2020|3 min

    Geneticist and environmentalist David Suzuki celebrates the pleasure of knowing we humans are squishy organic material in an inter-related web of life—and we’d better not forget that! An invitation to go out and play and learn from the real world.

  • Governance
    2020|3 min

    Criminologist and community activist Munira Abukar believes justice and equity begin in your own home and heart. Embracing the uncomfortable awakening that 2020 has brought about, she debunks the cozy narrative of social equality and puts her finger on the key issues needing change.