WED 3/12
Su Friedrich’s Gut Renovation

FREE SHOW Presented by LESBIAN LOOKS

WED. 3/12 @ 7:30

In 1989, together with a group of female friends, Su Friedrich rented and renovated an old loft in Williamsburg, an unassuming working-class district of Brooklyn. In 2005 this former industrial zone was designated a residential area and the factories, manufacturers and artists’ lofts were priced out by property speculators lured by tax breaks. Gut Renovation as a documentary of small changes evolves into an historical record of New York. The resulting film is a melancholy, essayistic requiem for a neighborhood and an entire way of life; it also provides a case study of the rapid gentrification of our cities. 11Gut_Reno_Artists_CU70211Blog_SF_2

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