"Suburban America: Problems & Promise" presents a dynamic and thought-provoking exploration of the phenomenon known as suburbia, including its genesis and history, its political and social changes, as well as its developmental challenges and sustainable solutions. Both educational and inspirational, the one-hour public television documentary intercuts commentary from some of the nation’s top policy experts with engaging personal story arcs highlighting the dramatic shifts taking place in suburban America.
Producer/Director/Editor: Ron Rudaitis
Production Consultant: Lawrence C. Levy, National Center for Suburban Studies® at Hofstra University
This program is made possible by the following sponsors:
Horace & Amy Hagedorn Long Island Fund
Long Island Community Foundation
Roger & Jerry Tilles Fund
Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Angela & Scott Jaggar
John & Kristin Miller
New York Community Bank Foundation
The Rauch Foundation
The Sandy River Charitable Foundation
Martin & Jane Schwartz
Pearl & Erwin Staller
United Way of Long Island
Rudaitis Media's Emmy® nominated and award-winning documentary "Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island" has been selected as part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's prestigious WORLDCompass initiative.
The Rudaitis Media documentary "Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island" has received a New York Emmy Nomination in the outstanding Documentary category. Winners will be announced at the 50th Annual New York Emmy Awards on Sunday, April 1, 2007 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square.
Farming the Future Wins Silver at NY Festivals
On February 2, 2007 the Rudaitis Media documentary "Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island" was awarded a Silver World Medal in the Environment and Ecology category at The New York Festivals, which recognizes "The World's Best Work" in informational, educational, and industrial film productions and corporate video, with entries from over 30 countries around the world.