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Title Downside up [videorecording] / ITVS, Independent Television Service, presents ; produced in association with ITVS ; co-produced by WMHT Schenectady and The Banff Centre for the Arts ; produced by TPOG Inc. ; produced in association with the Center for Independent Documentary ; written, produced, and directed by Nancy Kelly.

Imprint Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ ; Harriman, N.Y. : New Day Films, [2002]

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 Moore Video  N627.5.M37 D68 2002    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 DVD (ca. 56 min.): sd., col. w/ b&w seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Note Originally produced in 2002 as a motion picture.
Broadcast on the PBS series 'Independent Lens' on February 25, 2003. -- www.downsideupthemovie.org
Credits Associate producer & editor, Kenji Yamamoto ; directors of photography, Tomas Tucker, Lou Weinert, Mark Lipman ; score, Miriam Cutler.
Contents Intro -- North Adams -- Heyday & decline -- New life -- Year one -- Year two -- Multiple realities -- Year three.
Summary How does a dying working class town end up betting its future on art? With 80% of its downtown buildings closed, North Adams, Massachusetts united blue-collar locals with art world luminaries to transform economic failure into America's largest center for contemporary art, MASS MoCA. It opened in the abandoned Massachusetts factory where director Nancy Kelly's grandparents and parents once worked. The documentary explores whether something as ephemeral as contemporary art can breathe life into a dying city.
Awards Major funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.
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Local Note Rider University has public performance rights (PPR) for this title. See "Terms of use" for more details or contact the electronic resources librarian.
Subject Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
North Adams (Mass.)
Factories -- Remodeling for other use -- Massachusetts -- North Adams.
Community development, Urban -- Massachusetts -- North Adams.
Urban renewal -- Massachusetts -- North Adams -- Citizen participation.
Art museums and community -- Massachusetts -- North Adams.
Art museums -- Massachusetts -- North Adams.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Kelly, Nancy. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Cutler, Miriam. Composer.
TPOG, Inc.
Center for Independent Documentary.
WMHT (Television station : Schenectady, N.Y.)
Banff Centre for the Arts.
Independent Television Service.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.
Note Subtitle on container: How art can change the spirit of a place
Added Title Independent lens (Television program)
ISBN 1574480855
9781574480856