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Author Peterson, Beverly.

Title 7l West Broadway, Ground Zero, N.Y. / by Beverly Peterson
Published New York : Filmakers Library, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (20 min.)
Summary Like thousands of New Yorkers who live downtown, the filmmaker Beverly Peterson witnessed close-up the horrific events of 9/11. Her first instinct was to grab her video camera in order to bear witness to the tragedy unfolding. Filming became a way of surviving the following months as she documented what was happening to her community. Beverly and her husband were forced to evacuate their apartment on West Broadway for several weeks. Then the hard work of cleaning up began. Some businesses in the neighborhood had been forced to close, others limped along, helping each other survive. Many were owned by recent immigrants to N.Y.C. who are featured in the film. The community was forced to organize to demand financial assistance from the government for the cleaning and rehabilitation of individual residences and businesses. They are still rebuilding their lives thanks to their strenuous efforts to help themselves and each other
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Audience For High School; College audiences
Notes Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Reel New York, Thirteen/WNET (PBS) in New York
Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, 2002
Wisconsin International Film Festival, 2002
Women With Vision, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2002
Subject Peterson, Beverly.
Disaster relief -- New York (State) -- New York.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Personal narratives.
Form Streaming video