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The film “Maria Full of Grace” contained many aspects related to global planning issues in areas such as neighborhoods and cities, personal space, and immigration. The film demonstrated the effects of social networking in urban environments and the effects it has on personal space. Survival in urban space such as in cities and neighborhoods is revealed within the film along with the importance of recognizable space. As depicted in the film, immigration and social support can be closely related in terms of a family support network. This essay will discuss these global planning issues with relation to the film and in relation to Sharon Zukin’s article “Whose Culture? Whose City”. The effects of social networking in urban environments for …show more content…
The need for a strong family support network is the forefront for survival in urban environments and in deprived areas of living. Maria, in the film, had a duty to help pitch in money and time in supporting her family, especially her sister’s child. Maria felt that she was not responsible for supporting her sister’s child but she did because her family depended on her doing so. This goes for everyone in that environment whether in urban environment in Columbia or rural cities in the United States. A strong family support network is relied on heavily in the trust of the family and members associated with the family. In the movie, as Maria and Blanca ran from the drug collectors they relied on their friends family for support. Whether running from drug lords or not, knowing people in different parts of the world can be helpful when support is needed especially when considering migrating to new environments. This instance of family support helped the two ladies get back on their feet and allowed them a safe place to sleep and think. Having this support network was essential to their survival in a new and unfamiliar environment.
The film “Maria Full of Grace” was extremely beneficial in understanding global planning issues in neighborhoods and cities, personal space, and immigration. The effects of social networking in areas that are deprived are depicted well within the film as it relates to

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