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Program 31: 'Somewhere to Be' Encore Presentation - NYC Retirees Rock!

  • Penn South Mutual Redevelopment Houses - Community Rm 2B 339 West 24th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

Special encore presentation of this wonderful film at a naturally occurring retirement community (NORC).

Aging. People. Caring. Community.

Somewhere to Be - An eye-opening look behind the doors of a Greenwich Village senior center where any New Yorker sixty or older is welcome to come in and take a class, have some lunch, or make a friend. Veteran filmmaker Peter Odabashian's intimate camera style reveals that it’s possible to have a good life if you’re able to become part of a community. (2018, 1 hr 16 min)

Shorts (to precede):

Triangle Fire - Remembering the 1911 NYC factory fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company that led to major labor reforms. (2019, 4 min)

Plenty to Say: The Radical Murals of Mary Perry Stone - Mary Perry Stone, a former WPA sculptor, didn’t drink, smoke or lead a wild life. Her passion was being a social protest artist; it remained so throughout her life. When she was in her eighties and early nineties, Mary painted many murals depicting what she deemed the horrors of Capitalism. (2018, 9 min)

L'eau Est La Vie: The Fight At Standing Rock Continues In The Bayous of Louisiana- Energy Transfer Partners—the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock—is trying to extend that pipeline through the largest US wetland swamp in Louisiana, the Atchafalaya Basin.

L’Eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp is fighting the pipeline despite facing state violence, police that are moonlighting for the pipeline and courts that are protecting corporate interests over public good. The fight for water and life continues! (2018, 10 min)

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