Tag: documentary

Prof. Martin Lucas will be screening “TIGHTEN YOUR BELTS, BITE THE BULLET”


A film by James Gaffney, Martin Lucas and Jonathan Miller
48 minutes, color, 1980

Lang Recital Hall, Room 424 Hunter North

Focusing on the 1970s fiscal crises in New York City and in Cleveland, Ohio, TIGHTEN YOUR BELTS, BITE THE BULLET looks at the root causes of fiscal crisis in American cities, and the political responses to it. Using animation, news footage, and exclusive interviews, the film is an enlightening history of a difficult period. Screened at the 1980 New York Film Festival, TIGHTEN YOUR BELTS, BITE THE BULLET provides rare insight into the economic and political environment in which the Times Square Show was produced.
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Prof. Kelly Anderson’s “My Brooklyn” screenings

Screenings of Kelly Anderson’s My Brooklyn:

Friday, Sept. 7th @ 6:30 pm
Architecture and Urban Design Program
Ware auditorium at Avery Hall (W. 116th St Campus)
Free and open to the public

Wednesday, Sept. 19th @ 7pm
Brooklyn Public Library (Brooklyn Collection)
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
More information at: http://catalog.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/record=g1005561
Free and open to the public (limited to 40 attendees)

Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 7pm
596 Acres
920 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, New York 11238

My Brooklyn tells the story of the changing of downtown Brooklyn in recent years and explains the role of city policy is determining what our neighborhoods look like.