Bed-Stuy is Burning

August 01, 2017Posted by cinemakeane

with author Brian Platzer

Tuesday, September 26 — 7:30 pm

Aaron, a disgraced rabbi turned Wall Street banker, and Amelia, his journalist girlfriend, live with their newborn in Bedford-Stuyvesant, one of the most dynamic and historically volatile neighborhoods in New York City. The infusion of upwardly mobile professionals into Bed-Stuy’s historic brownstones belies the tension simmering on the streets below. But after a cop shoots a boy in a nearby park, conflict escalates to rioting–with Aaron and his family at its center.

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