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Williamsburg Gentrification Documentary ‘GUT RENOVATION’ Opens at reRun Theater – April 19, 2013

Williamsburg Gentrification Documentary ‘GUT RENOVATION’ Opens at reRun Theater – April 19, 2013

‘GUT RENOVATION‘ is a documentary of small changes evolves into an historical record of New York. The resulting film is an essayistic requiem for a neighborhood and an entire way of life; it also provides a case study of the rapid gentrification of our cities. In 1989, together with a group of female friends, Su

Interview: Matt Boyd (Director – ‘A Rubberband is an Unlikely Instrument’)

An eccentric Brooklyn musician navigates his family’s course on the fringes of a new American landscape. Walter Baker is struggling to maintain balance between creating art alongside the daily trials of making ends meet and raising a twelve year old son with his poet third wife. The film is an immersive meditation on possibly one

Interview: Kelly Anderson (Director) & Allison Lirish Dean (Producer) – ‘My Brooklyn’

‘My Brooklyn‘ is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson’s personal journey, as a Brooklyn “gentrifier,” to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The story begins when Anderson moves to Brooklyn in 1988, lured by cheap rents and bohemian culture. By Michael Bloomberg’s election as mayor in 2001, a massive

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