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Return to Dudley Street to witness Generations of Change

On November 7, the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative will screen Gaining Ground at the historic Strand Theater, where we premiered Holding Ground in 1996. In the late 1980s I spent many days in the South End, a classic Boston neighborhood of old brownstones that were being bought up and made over in a wave of […]

New chapter to HOLDING GROUND

More than a decade after HOLDING GROUND was on public TV I ran into Jason Webb at a meeting in New Orleans. Jason was a young teenager when we filmed him declaring that he’d dedicated half his life to Boston’s Dudley Street community. Now he’s in his 30s and he’s the director of the neighborhood […]
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