THE BATTLE FOR NEW YORK

Web doc series / 2018

1.  Rats in the Hallway // Working class women of color and young white socialists in an East Harlem join forces against a private equity slumlord. 

2.  Seeing Green // Community organizers in Crown Heights and Flatbush clash with their community board representatives over zoning changes.

3. No Relief // Activists and tenants mobilize against rent hikes as the New York City Rent Guidelines Board prepares to vote on the 2018-2019 adjustments for rent-stabilized apartments.

THE BATTLE FOR NEW YORK is a series of mini-documentaries on housing issues in New York City produced by Awen Films for The Indypendent.

Director: Valerio Ciriaci

Cinematographer: Isaak Liptzin

 

Produced by Awen Films for The Indypendent