[HCCN] Fwd: Visible Community Movie - Neighbor by Neighbor - Showing at The Grand in Ellsworth Saturday, December 26 @ 7:00pm

Larry Dansinger rosc at psouth.net
Thu Dec 24 13:34:39 EST 2009


Hello to those in Hancock County,

I think this is an excellent film, and I recommend it highly. Sorry I  
did not find out about the showing until today (Thursday).

Larry Dansinger

> Subject: Visible Community Movie - Neighbor by Neighbor - Showing  
> at The Grand in Ellsworth Saturday, December 26 @ 7:00pm
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> Neighbor                                        |
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> |                             Neighbor by  
> Neighbor                                                        |
> |                             A film by Round Point Movies and The  
> Visible Community, NR, 98min           |
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> |                             In the summer of 2004, the Mayor of  
> Lewiston, Maine announced a plan to     |
> |                             develop a four-lane boulevard across  
> downtown’s low-income neighborhood. The|
> |                             project was going to displace 850  
> people from their homes as well as destroy|
> |                             playgrounds, vegetable gardens, and  
> historic buildings. As tragic as the    |
> |                             circumstances were, the threat of a  
> road destroying the neighborhood        |
> |                             required residents to rise to the  
> challenge of becoming community organizers|
> |                             and resist the city's  
> plan.                                                 |
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> |                             This movie documents 5 years of  
> development and community organizing in     |
> |                             Lewiston, Maine. It reveals the  
> strategies, the mistakes, the prejudices,   |
> |                             the lessons, all of the difficult  
> stuff that makes up the political process |
> |                             – the act of making decisions and  
> setting policy TOGETHER.                  |
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> |                             A portion of the proceeds goes  
> directly to The Visible Community.   Jim     |
> |                             Lysen of The Visible Community will  
> be present to answer any questions.     |
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> |                             Saturday, December 26 @  
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> |                             The Grand     Downeast Maine's  
> cultural arts center.                        |
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> |                              165 Main Street   Ellsworth, Maine    
> 667-9500                              |
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> www.grandonline.org                                                    
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> craig at roundpointmovies.org                                             
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>       Jim Lysen, FQHC Executive Director
>       Community Clinical Services
>       B Street Community Center
>       Suite 101
>       57 Birch Street
>       Lewiston, ME 04240
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>       Phone:  207-513-3897  Cell:  207-240-6785
>       Fax:  207-786-8805
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