A Matter of Death and Life, a film about cities through the lens of Jane Jacobs, author of the 1961 book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities.

Produced by Robert Hammond, Matt Tyrnauer and Jessica Van Garsse. Directed by Matt Tyrnauer.

This feature documentary film will explore the legacy of Jane Jacobs’s writing on cities, and economies of cities, and focus on current day issues of urbanization worldwide, including the massive urbanization in developing countries, instant mega cities, explosive urban growth.