Battle of Brooklyn chronicles a six year community fight against a massive real estate development that uses eminent domain to take people's homes. Read more
This project was successfully funded on December 1, 2009.
It's been a long slog since we first reached out to you for your help finishing Battle for Brooklyn. It's also been a big week.
On Tuesday, a group of workers filed suit against Build and FCR, claiming that they had been promised Union Books for taking an apprenticeship course. Instead they were forced to work on a private home for no pay and ended up with no jobs. FCR then quickly released renderings of their first buildings. Ugly- modular- and claimed they had no resources to build affordable housing.
At least the week ended on a high note. Battle for Brooklyn was short listed for an Oscar today. Out of 124 films that qualified, only 15 were short listed and 5 will be nominated.