Film. From Capetown to Brooklyn. ‘Not in My Neighbourhood’ Looks at Gentrification, Displacement, and Urban Planning.

Not in My Neighbourhood, Azania Rizing, Gentrification, Film

Produced by Azania Rizing, Not in My Neighbourhood is a 72-minute documentary film that looks at how urban planning and urbanization are often born of racism and lead to gentrification and displacement. The documentary features the stories of the current and former residents of Capetown and Johannesburg in South Africa and the Brooklyn and Harlem in New York City. Brooklyn urban planner Vanessa Leon is featured prominently in the film. Watch a trailer below.

Not in My Neighbourhood TRAILER from Azania Rizing Productions on Vimeo.

Not in My Neighbourhood is currently screening and will be available for purchase in early 2015. For more information and updates follow the film on Facebook.