Documenting Neighborhoods in Transition
Friday, July 24, 2009
The Asian American International Film Festival is this weekend. Two of the films screening tonight document two changing neighborhoods in Manhattan. MA Shumin, director of "The Lower East Side: An Endangered Place", talks about her film on the changing Lower East Side neighborhood. Plus, ManSee Kong, director of "Here to Stay", on her documentary film about gentrification in Chinatown and the role of film in community organizing.