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IFP & Filmwax proudly present another week screening Kelly Anderson & Allison Lirish Dean's award-winning documentary, MY BROOKLYN, from 3/8 — 3/14.

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IFP & Filmwax Present: MY BROOKLYN

IFP & Filmwax Present: MY BROOKLYN

MY BROOKLYN is a documentary about 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 speculative real estate boom is rapidly altering the neighborhoods she has come to call home. She watches as an explosion of luxury housing and chain store development spurs bitter conflict over who has a right to live in the city and to determine its future. While some people view these development patterns as ultimately revitalizing the city, to others, they are erasing the eclectic urban fabric, economic and racial diversity, creative alternative culture, and unique local economies that drew them to Brooklyn in the first place. It seems that no less than the city’s soul is at stake.


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IFP & Filmwax Present: MY BROOKLYN

Friday, March 8, 2013, 7:00 pm to Friday, March 8, 2013, 11:00 pm
IFP & Filmwax proudly present another week screening Kelly Anderson & Allison Lirish Dean's award-winning documentary, MY BROOKLYN, from 3/8 — 3/14.
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147 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY
Directions F train to York Street or A/C train to High Street. Walk down towards water to Front Street.


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