UPDATE: Due to a huge response for the gentrification conference, we are no longer holding 15 tickets at the door on the day of the event for Bronx residents who cannot purchase tickets online. Instead, we are asking that those interested in the 15 tickets to kindly purchase them at the BDC BEFORE the 17th. You can do so Mon – Fri between Noon and 6pm. Please call us at (718) 993-3512 to make sure tickets are still available before coming.
PURCHASE TICKETS AT: http://
A documentary about the ways public policy is fueling gentrification and displacement in Brooklyn by director Kelly Anderson and producer Allison Lirish Dean.
6:30PM: Panel discussion with director of My Brooklyn Kelly Anderson and Professor Michael Partis (additional panelists to be announced shortly).
About the Panelists:
Michael Partis (https://medium.com/
Kelly Anderson’s most recent film is My Brooklyn, a documentary about gentrification and the redevelopment of Downtown Brooklyn. Her other work includes Never Enough, a documentary about clutter, collecting and Americans’ relationships with their stuff, and Every Mother’s Son, a documentary she made with Tami Gold about mothers whose children have been killed by police officers and who have become national spokespeople on police reform. Every Mother’s Son won the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, aired on POV, and was nominated for a national Emmy for Directing. Kelly’s other documentaries include Out At Work (also with Tami Gold), which screened at the Sundance Film Festival and was broadcast on HBO. She is a Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College (CUNY).
Suggested donation: $15, $7 Bronx residents, 18 and under free.
The Bronx Documentary Center is located at 614 Courtlandt Avenue at the corner of E 151st Street and is easily accessible by subway at the 2/5 trains at 3rd Avenue and 149th Street or a number of buses such as the 2, 4, 15, 19, 41, SB41, or by car. A 24 hour parking lot is located directly adjacent to the BDC.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Welcome2TheBronx/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Welcome2TheBronx/