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

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

January is DOCUMENTARY MONTH @ reRun Theater

IFP at reRun is a new initiative of the Independent Filmmaker Project and Filmmaker Magazine to program and mentor feature films to play at Brooklyn’s reRun Theater for week runs.  January see’s Documentary Month at reRun with films covering gentrification, technology and prejudice from around the world. ‘My Brooklyn‘ – 1/4 – TICKETS Dir:  Kelly

NewFilmmakers NY – December 5, 2012 @ Anthology Film Archives

On Wednesday, December 5th, NewFilmmakers continues its Fall Screening Series with a Documentary Series, three Short Films, and two new Features. 6:00 PM – Documentary Series. – 10 YEARS ON AFGHANISTAN & PAKISTAN (2012, 34 Minutes) Dir: Kathleen Foster After more than a decade of fighting 10 Years On, Afghanistan & Pakistan, provides an up

NewFilmmakers NY – November 28, 2012 @ Anthology Film Archives

On Wednesday, November 28th, NewFilmmakers continues its Fall Screening Series with films about social change and our Short Film Program. 6:00 PM Documentary Series – CITIZEN ZERO (2012, 18 minutes) Dir: Alexandra Stergiou About the filmmaker’s father, his politics, and the seventh-eight year long journey he has taken to become a U.S. citizen. – AMERICAN

Interview: Darren Press ( Co-Director ‘Theresa is a Mother’)

Theresa McDermott has chased her “ideal” life as an urban-dwelling, punk(ish) singer-songwriter to the very end of its possible existence. She is broke, options have run out and she happens to have a few kids she is raising on her own since their dad split a year ago. Facing eviction and nowhere to go, Theresa

Interview: Neda Armian (Producer ‘Union Square’)

Writer/Director Nancy Savoca‘s New York City inspired ‘UNION SQUARE’ is the setting for an unexpected reunion between two estranged sisters, one of whom is on the verge of getting married, the other on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Lucy (Academy Award® winner Mira Sorvino) attempts to shop for young and flirty discount clothes while