Los Sures
A Puerto Rican Barrio in Brooklyn

Los Sures - A Puerto Rican Barrio in Brooklyn
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Los Sures
Diego Echeverria's Los Sures skillfully represents the challenges of its time: drugs, gang violence, crime, abandoned real estate, racial tension, single-parent homes, and inadequate local resources in Los Sures, a…
Of Memory & Los Sures
Animated oral histories of longtime residents reflect a collective memory of Los Sures.
Third Shift
Ten years after the closure of the Domino Sugar Brooklyn Refinery, two workers return.
Cooking with Manuel
"A parisian TV host now living in Brooklyn, Sonia visits one of the oldest markets in Williamsburg called LA MARQUETA. Home to 20+ latino vendors, La Marqueta sells food, haircuts,…
Before After
Five vignettes of varying cinematic approaches create a portrait of a neighborhood.
A meditation on memory and perseverance, ALVARO follows 75 year-old South Williamsburg, Brooklyn resident Alvaro Brandon on his daily route to feed 40 stray cats living in the abandoned lots…

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Thank you Diego. We left the Barrio in 76. I do remember Dad and my uncles staying with our car when we came back to visit family. I gave Dad a lot of shit for leaving but he knew what he was doing. Our building is gone.

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Estamos tan perdidos.

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An astonishing document of Brooklyn during the early 1980s. I'm gobsmacked by how much that area has changed.

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I'm 50 and have lived here since the 1940's with my mother and grandmother. My kids were born here and I still live here. I'm lucky that i bought a cheaper co op here. It looks bad but it wasn't I had the best childhood here. Now It is so different. It's been gentrified. Puerto ricans ...Read more

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As a former long-time resident of Brooklyn, and as someone who had a small part in the borough's gentrification, I am urging everyone to see this incredible time capsule. Mainly its a cool film about a long-gone world, a world many of us miss.

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