Showing 1 - 10 of 33 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
Post 9/11, Arab-Americans are caught in the crossfire of the War on Terrorism, and are finding out how cold the welcome can be when one belongs to the wrong immigrant group at the wrong time.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 54 minutes
The symbolic and artistic role of laundry in womens' lives.
Roberta Cantow | 1981 | 32 minutes
The beloved chocolate soda drink, born in immigrant neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century, is explored in this short film about a simple beverage and its meaning to generations of Jewish Americans.
Icarus Films | 2020 | 15 minutes
A riveting story about the student strike that changed the face of higher education forever.
Icarus Films | 2023 | 74 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
An inside look at the community fridge movement in New York City during the Covid-19 pandemic.
GOOD DOCS | 2021 | 11 minutes
Community organization works with at-risk youth in Boston.
Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 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.
KimStim | 2012 | 77 minutes
An intimate portrait of a ordinary man who fulfills unknowingly his own ideal of the ventriloquist artist.
Roberta Cantow | 1983 | 28 minutes