Gentrification in Chinatown

Friday, July 24, 2009

Filmmakers MA Shumin and ManSee Kong join Brian Lehrer to discuss gentrification on The Lower East Side and in Chinatown. Both women have movies playing in The Asian American International Film Festival this weekend. MA Shumin directed "The Lower East Side: An Endangered Place" and ManSee Kong directed "Here to Stay," a documentary about gentrification in Chinatown.

Listen to the whole interview:

Visit the Brian Lehrer Show


More in:

The Morning Brief

Enter your email address and we’ll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.


Latest Newscast




WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public


Supported by