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Zero Ten Twenty Series
Stephanie, Erdo and Kay-Kay

Revisits three children in the United States, Kenya, and China, who were born in 1992, the year of the first Rio Earth Summit, and measures the impact of globalization on their lives.


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Directed by Bruno Sorrentino
Produced by Television Trust for the Environment
Narrator: Rageh Omaar
Camera: Bruno Sorrentino
Composer: Philip Chambon
Editors: Mikhael Junod, Guy Creasey
Co Producer: Johanna Schwartz
Script Consultant: Steve Bradshaw
Executive Producers: Jenny Richards, Nick Rance
Executive Producer - Spring Films: Andre Singer
Production Managers: Sheila Menon, Davina Rodrigues
Produced with the financial assistance of the European Union



In California, Stephanie's father worked as a logger, caught up in the 1992 controversy surrounding the spotted owl and logging taking place in the bird's habitat. Today, Stephanie's still an outdoor girl -- rodeo riding, fishing, shooting, and accompanying her truck driver boyfriend on the road.

Erdo was the eighth child born into a nomadic Turkana family in the drought-ridden north of Kenya. Despite his mother Esther's heroic efforts to ensure his education, a teenage Erdo drifted into living with street gangs in the local town of Isiolo until Esther tracked him down and persuaded him to return to school, where he's now training to be a mechanic.

Our final `Earth Summit' child, Kay-Kay, was born in the city of Guangzhou just as China's economy was taking off. A star pupil at school, Kay-Kay's now an undergraduate at a brand new university on the outskirts of the city, but still goes home to see her parents and sing karaoke with them on the weekends.

Other titles in this series are:

1. Hayley, Rosamaria, Angela, and Martens - Revisits four children in England, Brazil, Papua New Guinea, and Latvia, who were born in 1992, the year of the first Rio Earth Summit, and measures the impact of globalization on their lives.

2. Panjy, Amelia, Justin, and Vusumzi - Revisits four children in India, Norway, and South Africa, who were born in 1992.



Grade Level: 7-12, College, Adults
US Release Date: 2013     Copyright Date: 2012
DVD ISBN: 1-93777-270-5



Reviews
"Zero, Ten, Twenty offers a gritty, realistic view of the slow grind of progress internationally. This film underscores the ecological contributions of family, community, governance and culture in the successes and sometimes the continued struggles of children growing up in an uncertain world."
Dr. Deborah J. Johnson, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Michigan State University, Editor, Vulnerable Children: Global Challenges in Education, Health, Well-Being, and Child Rights

"This is a truly remarkable film. It illuminates differences in class, gender, race, and culture. It brings to life changes in childhood, in work, and in the environment. It is 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, Former President of the U.S. Comparative and International Education Society, Co-author of The World Bank and Education: Critiques and Alternatives

"Zero, Ten, Twenty characterizes the ongoing, perhaps increasing, challenges of ensuring the well-being of children across the world, even when politicians pledged to improve it 20 years ago. It also shows the absolute necessity of the commitment of parents to their children in order for their children to have a chance at survival, whatever that might mean in a particular place. While governments can provide some opportunities or supports, it is still up to the parents to give children the love and attention they need to grow up healthy and happy."
Dr. Robert Goerge, Senior Research Fellow at Chapin Hall, Senior Fellow at Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, co-Founder of the International Society for Child Indicators

"These beautiful films evoke the complex tangle of environmental, economic, cultural, social and personal issues in the life of an extraordinary group of ordinary young people...A profoundly moving series, which captures not only the conflict between economic necessity and the ecological imperative, but also the ways in which this fundamental contradiction is inflected by the determination and idealism of young people. It offers rich material for impassioned discussion, since there is no self-evident way out of the developmental paradox, whereby we grow rich individually, and are impoverished collectively."
Jeremy Seabrook, Journalist and Writer, Author, Children of a New World: Society, Culture, and Globalization and Children of Other Worlds: Exploitation in the Global Market


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Stephanie, Erdo and Kay-Kay


"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


DVD Features
SDH Captions for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, and scene selection

Subjects
African Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Asian Studies
At-risk Youth
China
Community
Developing World
Economics
Education
Environment
Forests and Rainforests
Geography
Globalization
Psychology
Social Psychology
Sociology
Women's Studies


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Who will grow China's food as young people leave the countryside for the cities?

Life 8
A new 16-part series about the effects of globalization on people around the world, and the difficult choices they face.

The Globalization Trilogy
Micha X. Peled's groundbreaking series explores the production-consumption chain, from cotton grown with GMOs in India used to make the jeans in Chinese sweatshops that are sold in Wal-Marts across the U.S.

Life 6
An 11-part series about the effects of globalization on people around the world, and the difficult choices they face as their countries struggle to meet the UN's MDGs.

Life 5
A new 13-part series about globalization and the UN Millennium Development Goals.

Life 4
A 27-part series about global efforts to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals.

Life 3
A 12-part series about Globalization and its effect on ordinary people and communities around the world.

City Life
22-part series examining the effect of globalization on people and cities worldwide.

Life
30-part series that looks at the effect of globalization on individuals and communities around the world.


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