Indie Lens Pop-Up: Razing Liberty Square
Event Date and Time: January 24, 2024 7:30 pm
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Join us for our 2024 series of documentary film screenings presented this winter and spring through the continued partnership between TIFF, Puffin Cultural Forum, PBS, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Film screenings are FREE but registration is required.
Razing Liberty Square | Wed, Jan 24, 2024, at 7:30pm EST
The Liberty Square public housing community in Miami becomes ground zero for climate gentrification.
Liberty City, Miami, was home to one of the oldest segregated public housing projects in the U.S. Now with rising sea levels, the neighborhood’s higher ground has become something else: real estate gold. Wealthy property owners push inland to higher ground, creating a speculators’ market in the historically Black neighborhood previously ignored by developers and policy-makers alike.
View the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGN0v49vhyU