Documentary celebrates the artistic community of 80s and 90s Fort Greene

As you may have figured out by now, we at The BK Buzz love documentaries, especially documentaries about Brooklyn. And we have another great Brooklyn documentary to tell you about called Brooklyn Boheme. We attended a screening and discussion of the film at Long Island University Tuesday night and we have to say, this is … Continue reading

Battle for Brooklyn

We at The BK Buzz attended a screening of the new documentary Battle for Brooklyn last night at the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture in Park Slope as part of the Rooftop Films series, “Films for the Occupation.” The film documents the Atlantic Yards project from the time it was announced in 2003 up through the … Continue reading

Filmmaker uses personal experiences to break abuse cycle

Being a dad is hard. Being a dad in a family that has suffered from generations of domestic abuse is even harder. What does it take to address the issue and look for ways to change? In his autobiographical film, House Devil, Street Angel, Fivel Rothberg takes a deep look at his relationships with his … Continue reading

Documentary focuses on the gentrification of Fulton Mall

A new documentary is currently in the works, which tackles the issues of gentrification and city planning in Downtown Brooklyn. Written and directed by Kelly Anderson and Allison Lirish Dean, the film, called My Brooklyn: The Battle for the Soul of a City, focuses on how city planning policy affects the changes we see in … Continue reading