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Showing 1 - 8 of 8 titles with a criteria of Subject is New York City


One night a week, the stage at the Apollo Theater is an amateur's battleground, where performers have competed for stardom since 1934. Today, the legend of Ella Fitzgerald lives on in the hearts of those who pray for their own big break.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 18 minutes

Looks at the workings of a highly profitable supermarket, Brooklyn's Park Slope Food Coop, which for 44 years has been a shining example of a successful alternative economic system at work.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 97 minutes

Acclaimed architect Jan Gehl and his team are on a humanistic mission to reclaim public space in mega cities for pedestrians (and cyclists) rather than cars. This human/new approach to city planning is put to test in Denmark, Los Angeles, New York, China, Australia, New Zealand and India.

KimStim | 2012 | 56 minutes

In an apartment above Fifth Avenue, some thirty young people live in a vortex of drug addiction and despair. Jessica Dimmock enters this world, exploring what has been lost and what may be recovered.

MediaStorm | 2007 | 14 minutes

Robert Burck couldn't get anyone to listen to his music, until he made a simple discovery. In One Man Brand, we meet a man who has transformed himself from a penniless outsider into one of the Big Apple's most visible attractions.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 7 minutes

For Walter Backerman, seltzer is more than a drink. It’s the embodiment of his family. As a third generation seltzer man, he follows the same route as his grandfather. But after 90 years of business, Walter may be the last seltzer man.

MediaStorm | 2013 | 12 minutes

The 1970s fiscal crises in New York and Cleveland.

Icarus Films | 1980 | 48 minutes

Ian Willey is a young committed and beloved teacher, who spends his life encouraging his middle school students in Harlem to pursue their dreams. They in turn inspire him to follow his--becoming a professional hip hop artist.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 18 minutes