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New Metropolis

New Metropolis

THE NEW METROPOLIS - two new half-hour documentaries by award-winning filmmaker Andrea Torrice - highlights the struggle to revitalize and rebuild America's original suburbs. "A Crack in the Pavement," narrated by actor Peter Coyote, unravels the national infrastructure and regional land-use policy debate through the stories of two public officials from southern Ohio. "The New Neighbors," narrated by actress Ruby Dee, follows a diverse group of residents and public officials from Pennsauken, New Jersey, as they attempt to reverse a declining housing market and create a vibrant, integrated community.

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  • A Crack in the Pavement (#101)

    The stories of two Ohio officials showcase the national infrastructure and regional land-use debate. [26 minutes]

  • The New Neighbors (#102)

    Pennsauken, New Jersey residents attempt to revitalize their town through "stable integration." [26 minutes]

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