From New York to San Francisco, Detroit to New Orleans, these films explore life in the city and touch upon themes of race, justice, poverty, art, gender, disability, immigration, and much more.
They fought Robert Moses, the real estate industry and five mayors to create the first Community Land Trust in New York City
Not in My Neighbourhood
From colonization to gentrification, "Not in My Neighbourhood" tells the intergenerational stories of ordinary citizens fighting for their right to the city in Cape Town, New York, and São Paulo.
Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route
A veteran mailman provides an intimate glimpse of Detroiters’ resistance to boom and bust capitalism and structural racism.
A Day's Work, A Day's Pay
Three welfare recipients transform their lives through their fight against workfare
Taken for a Ride
Why does America have the worst public transit in the industrialized world, and the most freeways?
Gaining Ground: Building Community on Dudley St.
An inside view of community organizing at its best.
Homes & Hands - Community Land Trusts in Action
Three low-income communities find new ways to develop permanently affordable housing.
All Films About Urban Studies
On The Line: Where Sacrifice Begins
An Assessment of an Integrated Education long after the bus ride ended.
Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans
Where America’s first civil rights movement was born