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El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem (NYC/East Harlem) Premiere Screening & Dialogue

Friday, April 5, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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East Harlem native, director Andrew J Padilla, whose grandparents left Puerto Rico for El Barrio sixty years ago, explores the effects of gentrification on Spanish Harlem’s working-class community. The largest Puerto Rican neighborhood in the 50 states


Winner of the 2012 Puerto Rican International Film Festival’s Best Documentary Short.

Premiere of El Barrio Tours in East Harlem
Friday April 5th, at 6:30pm
CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College
2180 Third Avenue
(119th Street & 3rd Avenue)


Panel to follow screening:
Judge Edwin Torres (Writer of "Carlito's Way")
Arlene Davila (NYU Professor/Writer)
Harold DeRienzo (Director of Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association)
Victor Bach (Coordinator of the NYC Alliance to Preserve Public Housing) 
Andrew J. Padilla ("El Barrio Tours" Creator)

 

Musical Performance by the Legacy Women
Afro Caribbean Drumming Troupe


Hosted by

CUNY School of Public Health
(Community Health Education Program) 


Sponsored By

East Harlem Preservation


Originally, the film was supposed to explore these issues through an examination of my grandfather Jose Antonio Padilla Sr.’s 60 year stay in El Barrio, but he passed in 2011. This film is dedicated to him.


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When & Where

2180 Third Avenue (at 119th Street)
New York, 10035

Friday, April 5, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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