Win FREE Tickets to the There Goes the Neighborhood Film Festival @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media on Sunday

November 10th, 2016, 9:30 am by Greg

The Sanctuary for Independent Media is Troy is hosting the There Goes the Neighborhood Film Festival, a one-day film fest, on Sunday (November 13). The fest features screenings of a number of films based around the theme of urban struggles, hopes and dreams, culminating in a celebration of Greater Nippertown’s young filmmakers from Youth FX in Albany, TBU Productions in Schenectady and Youth Media Sanctuary in Troy.

In addition to the films, the fest will feature conversations between filmmakers, urban planners, community organizers and festival-goers.

The fest takes place from 12noon-7:30pm, and admission is by donation – $10 suggested; 45 for students & low-income.

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BUT WAIT… Have we got a deal for you! We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the show to a lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. The deadline to enter is 12:30pm on Friday (November 11), and the winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday afternoon. Enter today! And good luck!

Here’s the schedule of films:

12noon: “What Do You Tear Down Next?” (discussion led by Charles Touhey)

12:45pm: “98 Acres in Albany” (discussion with project team members Ann Pfau and David Hochfelder)

1:15pm: “Crossroads: The History of Rapp Road” (discussions led by Beverly Bardequez)

1:45pm: “Slow Motion Riot” (discussion with Dr. Alice Green, Janice Mwapaga and Danielle Brutus)

3-6pm: Youth media showcase (discussion led by Youth media mentors Jamel Mosely, Prince Sprauve, Bhawin Suchak and Darian Henry)

6-7:30pm: Community potluck

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