"The Natives Are Gazing and Talking Back" - Lanita Jacobs-Huey
NOT IN MY NEIGHBOURHOOD
A FILM BY KURT ORDERSON
"From colonization to gentrification, the intergenerational stories of the ordinary citizens fighting for the right to their cities in Cape Town, New York and São Paulo"
Not in My Neigbourhood tells the intergenerational stories of the ways in which ordinary citizens respond to the policies, process, and institutions driving contemporary forms of spatial violence and gentrification in Cape Town, New York, and São Paulo.
It is in the neighbourhoods of Woodstock, Salt River and District Six, where we meet Fuaad Isaacs, Charnelle Commando, Graem Beukes, Brenda Smith, Shawn Duplessis & Tarryn-Lee Duplessis
In the boroughs of Brookyn, Harlem & Manhatten we meet Darian Agostini, Kim Ortiz, Jose Lesalle, Imani Henry, Bisi Ideraabdullah, Tabeel Rush, Vanessa Leon, Safiya Williams-Agostini
In the occupied downtown areas of Luz, we meet, Neté Araujo of Mauá Occupation and Denise Cavalcante of MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra) & FLM (Frente de Luta por Moradia)