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Title Rockaway : before and after / two films directed by Jennifer Callahan ; written and produced by Jennifer Callahan and Elizabeth Logan Harris, Sarah Geller.

Publication Info. New York, NY : distributed by Kino Lorber, [2016]

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Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 974.9 ROCKAWAY    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 974.7 ROC    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical 2.0 stereo rda
video file DVD video rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD; NTSC; all regions; widescreen (1.78:1, 16x9) presentation; 2.0 stereo.
Note Title from container
Performer Narrated by Estelle Parsons.
Credits Editors, Emma Joan Morris, Helene Attali ; director of photography, Gordon Chou ; music, Babe The Blue Ox.
Contents The bungalows of Rockaway / directed by Jennifer Callahan ; produced and written by Jennifer Callahan and Elizabeth Logan Harris (2010 ; 56 min.) -- Everything is different now: Rockaway after the storm / a film by Jennifer Callahan ; directed by Jennifer Callahan ; produced by Jennifer Callahan, Sarah O. Geller (2015 ; 53 min.).
Note Widescreen (1.78:1, 16x9)
Summary The bungalows of Rockaway: A once popular summer resort existed along the Rockaway shore, consisting of wide beaches, a long boardwalk, honky tonk amusements, and bungalows, Interviews bring the former bungalow colonies to life, and vintage archival film includes some Marx Brothers frolicking. But the film also tracks 100 years of Rockaway history: the story of the bungalow form; the effects of 1950s urban renewal on the peninsula; and, finally, the grassroots activism to preserve remaining bungalows.
Everything is different now: In October, 2012, Superstorm Sandy tore into New York and woke the city up to the fragility of its shorelines. The film documents the first summer and fall after the storm as the urban beach community re-builds, re-thinks, and re-invents.
Note Bonus features: additional footage; trailers.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Far Rockaway (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Rockaway Beach (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Bungalows -- New York (State) -- New York.
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) -- New York.
Seaside resorts -- New York (State) -- New York.
Summer resorts -- New York (State) -- New York.
Hurricane Sandy, 2012 -- Economic aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Hurricane Sandy, 2012 -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Disaster relief -- New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Callahan, Jennifer, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Harris, Elizabeth Logan, screenwriter, film producer.
Geller, Sarah O., film producer.
Parsons, Estelle, narrator.
Kino Lorber, Inc., film distributor.
Standard No. 738329209872
Music No. K20987 Kino Lorber
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