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FREE Double Feature Outdoor Film Screening - Monday, October 28, 6pm

posted Oct 26, 2013, 11:20 AM by West Block
Cozy up in our outdoor living room and enjoy the Hell's Kitchen stars.

Bring your blankets, chairs, warm drinks, yummy treats - and friends and neighbors!

Monday, October 28th, 6pm
(films start at 6:30)

Our outdoor community center - 
Mathews Palmer Playground
45th/46th between 9th/10th Avenues

It's A Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
followed by
the award-winning documentary The Vanishing City 

The Vanishing City is an important and relevant documentary, and a must-see for all New Yorkers.  Told through the eyes of tenants, city planners, business owners, scholars, and politicians, The Vanishing City exposes the real politic behind the alarming disappearance of New York’s beloved neighborhoods, the truth about its finance-dominated economy, and the myth of “inevitable change.” Artfully documented through interviews, hearings, demonstrations, and archival footage, the film takes a sober look at the city’s “luxury” policies and high-end development, the power role of the elite, and accusations of corruption surrounding land use and rezoning.  www.vanishingcity.com
 
  

The film will be followed by a Q&A with the directors:  Jen Senko and Fiore DeRosa.

For more info and/or to volunteer to your time, creativity or special treats to share, email west45thstreet@gmail.com or call 347-460-1818.

Brought to you by The Coalition of Block and Community Leaders, West 45th and 46th Street Block Associations, Hell's Kitchen Neighborhood Association - and lots of other good peeps. 
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