The Resource A Hole in the Fence

A Hole in the Fence

Label
A Hole in the Fence
Title
A Hole in the Fence
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In a hidden corner of Brooklyn, change is anything but straightforward...Chronicling the changing fortunes of Red Hook, Brooklyn, A Hole in a Fence is a documentary that explores the complicated issues of development, class and identity facing one of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods. It’s the story of a vanished homeless community and the young architect who documented it; of an urban farm run by local kids amidst a landscape of industrial decay; of young graffiti writers losing their stomping grounds; of the arrival of a controversial IKEA megastore; of a photographer’s vision of nature’s renewal; of the doomed struggle to save a rare part of the neighborhood’s working waterfront; and of a filmmaker’s discovery of a fleeting, hidden world on the other side of a rusty old fence. WINNER! 9th Annual Port Townsend Film Festival, 2008. Nominated for Best Documentary DVD- International Press Association 2008 Satellite Awards. "A complex exploration of urban community living." -The Guardian (UK) "Thought-provoking." -USA Today. "A world of surprising richness and tantalizingly ambiguous possibility. Uncommonly lyrical and soulful."-Godfrey Cheshire, Director of Moving Midway "A sensitive, multilayered look at the complexities and tragicomedies of life in a neighborhood under siege." -Tom Angotti, Director, Center for Community Planning & Development, Hunter College/CUNY. "Takes us on a tour of the shifting social landscape of Red Hook’s waterfront neighborhood and its people on the brink of large-scale change." -Brooklyn Historical Society. "An interesting in-depth look at the forces that shape our communities." -Cleveland Plain Dealer. "Fascinating... viewing should be mandatory for every city planner in New York, the U.S.-- hell with it-- the world." -TrustMovies
Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by First Run Features in 2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Young, D. W.
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
46
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic conditions
  • Social conditions
Technique
live action
Label
A Hole in the Fence
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 47 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1137563
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914226237
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1137563
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
A Hole in the Fence
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 47 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1137563
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914226237
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1137563
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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