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.
Norman Oder article in the Times
Norman Oder has an op-ed (according to the Times it's an essay) in today's Times.
UPDATE- forgot to include the link to the Times "balancing" puff piece on ratner
here is a link to discussion of his op-ed on brownstoner.com - this is typical of the discourse- and i thought it might be interesting for those of you who have followed the story from a distance.
In film news- We are finally digging into the final sections of footage- the ground breaking. Yesterday we viewed a long assembly of the footage and it was very powerful.
On July 9th- we will be part of a kickstarter film fest- in conjunction with our very good friends at rooftop films. At that event we will likely show the end of the film- we'll certainly send out an update as it comes closer.