IFP, FILMWAX & reRun THEATER PRESENT, "MY BROOKLYN"

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147 Front St

New York, NY 11201

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IFP PRESENTS

"MY BROOKLYN"


A SPECIAL RUN!

January 25th- February 3rd

Two Shows Nightly!




Friday January 25th:

6:45pm DOORS/ 7:30pm SCREENING

SOLD OUT

Former State Committeeman Lincoln Restler and Director Kelly Anderson will discuss how land use will figure in the upcoming elections – what might city politics look like in a post-Bloomberg era?

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9:30pm DOORS/ 10:15pm SCREENING


Saturday January 26th:

10:00am DOORS/ 10:30am SCREENING

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12:15pm DOORS/ 12:45pm SCREENING
Eat Before! reBar Will Be Closed After The Screening!

Screening of short documentary “What Is the Community Board?” and discussion with filmmaker Tamara Gubernat and Stanley Gleaton from Community Board 10 in Harlem. They will speak about the role of community boards and the way zoning changes have affected Harlem and Downtown Brooklyn.


Sunday January 27th:

10:00am DOORS/ 10:30am SCREENING

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12:15pm DOORS/ 12:45pm SCREENING

Only Popcorn and Booze! reBar Closed for Lunch on Sundays!

Director Kelly Anderson Present for post screening discussion



Monday January 28th:

6:45PM DOORS/7:30PM SCREENING

Special guest: Graffiti Artist Blake Lethem (aka KEO and Lord Scotch) will discuss hip hop culture at Fulton Mall during the 1980s and the impact of recent changes on the area's cultural and artistic life.

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9:30PM DOORS/10:15PM SCREENING



Tuesday January 29th:

6:45PM DOORS/7:30PM SCREENING

Special guests from FUREE (Families United for Racial and Economic Equality) will give updates about the situation in Downtown Brooklyn and discuss their ongoing efforts to demand accountable development in the area.

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9:30PM DOORS/10:15PM SCREENING



Wednesday January 30th:

6:45PM DOORS/ 7:30PM SCREENING

Special guest Tom Angotti, author of New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate, will lead a discussion about how — even in the “real estate capital of the world” — communities can and have shaped their own futures.

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9:30PM DOORS/10:15PM SCREENING

SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA


Thursday January 31st:

6:30PM DOORS/ 6:45PM SCREENING ONLY

General Steele of Smif-N-Wessun, who appears in My Brooklyn, will speak about how he sees Brooklyn's changes, and the role of places like the Fulton Mall in Brooklyn's hip hop history. Maybe he'll even freestyle for us!

2nd WEEKEND OF SCREENINGS!

Saturday February 2nd:
10:00am DOORS/ 10:30am SCREENING
SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA

12:15pm DOORS/ 12:45pm SCREENING

Q&A with SPECIAL GUESTS from Good Jobs New York will talk about how they are working to break down the information barriers that have traditionally excluded average New Yorkers from the development process, and to ensure that subsidies go to projects that really benefit workers, taxpayers and communities.
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3:00pm DOORS/ 3:30pm SCREENING
SOLD OUT
Gentrification: What it is, and What it Isn’t” — M.I.T. Historian Craig Wilder, featured in My Brooklyn, will discuss how the redevelopment of Downtown Brooklyn fits into a larger and often invisible history of corporations, in concert with government policy, planning out the long-term future of neighborhoods.
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6:45pm DOORS/ 7:30pm SCREENING
SOLD OUT
Gentrification: What it is, and What it Isn’t” — M.I.T. Historian Craig Wilder, featured in My Brooklyn, will discuss how the redevelopment of Downtown Brooklyn fits into a larger and often invisible history of corporations, in concert with government policy, planning out the long-term future of neighborhoods.
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9:30pm DOORS/ 10:15pm SCREENING

SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA


Sunday February 3rd:

*Food orders available only for 7:30pm Screening*

10am DOORS/ 10:30am SCREENING

SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA

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12:15pm DOORS/12:45pm SCREENING

SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA


NEW SHOWTIMES ADDED!

3:00pm DOORS/ 3:30pm SCREENING

SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA

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6:45pm DOORS/ 7:30pm SCREENING

SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA


My Brooklyn follows director Kelly Anderson's journey, as a Brooklyn gentrifier, to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood. The film documents the redevelopment of Fulton Mall, a bustling African-American and Caribbean commercial district that - despite its status as the third most profitable shopping area in New York City - is maligned for its inability to appeal to the affluent residents who have come to live around it.

SPECIAL Q&A GUESTS TBA


As a hundred small businesses are replaced by high rise luxury housing and chain retail, Anderson uncovers the web of global corporations, politicians and secretive public-private partnerships that drive seemingly natural neighborhood change. The film's ultimate question is increasingly relevant on a global scale: who has a right to live in cities and determine their future?


My Brooklyn premiered at the Brooklyn Film Festival in June 2012, and after two sold-out screenings it took home the festival’s Audience Award. Since then, the film kicked off Filmwax’s acclaimed Brooklyn Reconstructed series and has been showing to packed audiences all over the city. It went on to win Best Documentary and Best Director at the Red Hook Film Festival, and has screened internationally at the Architecture Film Festival in Lund, Sweden and the This Human World Human Rights Film Festival in Vienna, Austria.

“Anyone who cares about real cities, and real rights to the city, needs to watch My Brooklyn,” says Don Mitchell, a Distinguished Professor of Geography at Syracuse University and the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Award.

This coming spring the film will be at the Oxford Film Festival in Oxford, MS, as well as in a film series in Oakland, CA that explores connections in urban planning between Brooklyn and Oakland.


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