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Film Screening: Rush Hour

Date & Time

Jul. 26, 2018
2:00pm – 4:00pm ET


6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Please join the Wilson Center’s Urban Sustainability Laboratory on July 26 for a screening of Rush Hour, a new documentary that tells the story of the commute of three people in three different cities of the world—Mexico City, Istanbul and Los Angeles—and explores the impact of their daily journeys on the rest of their lives. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker, Luciana Kaplan, and urban experts about the challenges and future of urban mobility in cities across the globe.


Rush Hour
Production of Cactus Film and Video and La Sombra del Guayabo


Luciana Kaplan, filmmaker

Martha Schteingart, professor-researcher, Center for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies, CEDUA, El Colegio de Mexico

William Chernicoff, Senior Manager, Global Research & Innovation, Toyota Mobility Foundation


Blair Ruble, Distinguished Fellow, Wilson Center

Hosted By

Urban Sustainability Laboratory

Since 1991, the Urban Sustainability Laboratory has advanced solutions to urban challenges—such as poverty, exclusion, insecurity, and environmental degradation—by promoting evidence-based research to support sustainable, equitable and peaceful cities.  Read more

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