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Gaining ground [videorecording] : building community on Dudley Street / Executive producers, Mark Lipman & Leah Mahan ; Director, Llewellyn Smith ; Holding Ground Productions
Alternate Title Building community on Dudley Street [videorecording]
[Boston?] : Holding Ground Productions ; [Harriman, NY] : Distributed by New Day Films, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HT177.B6 H652 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban renewal -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies
Community development, Urban -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Neighborhoods -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies
Subject Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) -- Social conditions
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.) -- Social conditions
Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions
Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
Subject(s) Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Language Spanish, French and Dutch subtitles ; closed captioned.
Credits Camera, Dillard Morrison; editor, Jon Neuburger; music, Claudio Ragazzi
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012
A sequel to the award-winning documentary, Holding ground
Summary Gaining ground, a follow-up to the award-winning documentary Holding Ground (1996), shows how one diverse Boston neighborhood has stemmed the tide against enormous odds. In the midst of the economic meltdown, Gaining Ground explores the innovative, grassroots organizing efforts of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) in Boston. DSNI was created 25 years ago when the community had been devastated by bank redlining, arson-for-profit and illegal dumping, and has become one of the preeminent models for community-based change. Over the course of two years, we watch a new generation of leaders working to prevent foreclosures and bring jobs and opportunities for young people to one of the city's most diverse and economically challenged neighborhoods
Awards Community Empowerment Film Award, 2013
Alternate Author Smith, Llewellyn
Holding Ground Productions
New Day Films

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