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The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighte...

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Other Authors / Creators:Kennedy, Scott Hamilton, director, producer, editor of moving image work.
Derrenger, Dominique, producer.
Nacif, Vivianne, producer.
Sender, Julie Bergman, producer.
Sender, Stuart, producer.
Blatt, Alex, editor of moving image work.
FitzGerald, Tyson, editor of moving image work.
DeAngelis, Doug, composer.
Tenorio, Gabriel, composer.
Rogers, Donald, 1923- photographer.
Normark, Don, 1928-2014, photographer.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Oscilloscope Pictures, production company.
Black Valley Films, production company.
Katahdin Productions (Firm), production company.
Impact Partners (Firm), production company.
Participants:Rufina Juárez, Tezozomoc, Josefina Medina, Eddie Luvianos Rumbos, Deacon Alexander, Miguel Perez, Dan Stormer, Doris Bloch, Jan Perry, Juanita Tate.
Format: DVD
Language:English
Spanish
Language notes:In English and Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Edition:Widescreen.
Imprint: [New York] : Oscilloscope Pictures, 2009.
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Summary:The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Commentary with filmmaker, Scott Hamilton Kennedy, activist Tezozomoc, producers Vivianne Nacif and Dominique Derrenger; Celebrities visit the garden; Farmers return to city council; More farmers and farm history; March to Mayor's mansion; Protest at Horowitz's offices; Allegations of antisemitism; A new design for the garden; Interview with Scott Hamilton Kennedy by film critic David Poland; Film festival Q & As; Special thanks.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time:01:20:00
System Details:DVD; all regions, NTSC; widescreen (4:3) theatrical aspect ratio presentation; 5.1 surround, stereo.
Audience:Not rated.
Awards:Winner, Silverdocs Film Festival, Grand Jury Award, 2009 ; Florida Film Festival, Best documentary feature, 2009.
Credits:Editors, Alex Blatt, Tyson FitzGerald, Scott Hamilton Kennedy ; composers, Doug DeAngelis, Gabriel Tenorio ; still photographers, Donald Rogers, Don Normark ; camera/sound, Scott Hamilton Kennedy.