UW Cinematheque: Summer Selections
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City | USA | 2016 | DCP | 92 min. Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Friday, July 28, 2017
4070 Vilas Hall
With her seminal 1960 book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs single-handedly sparked a revolution in urban planning. At a time when New York neighborhoods were being bulldozed to make way for expressways and housing projects, Jacobs advocated for the virtues of New York’s vibrant and varied street life.