About Film

Bushwick Homecomings- The Record is a documentary film that examines the NYC neighborhood of Bushwick Brooklyn in a twenty-year overview of changes and rapid development in the nabe. The original documentary enjoyed a successful film festival run in 2007 - 2008 and aired as part of broadcast programming on BET Networks and the Documentary Channel.

Bushwick Homecomings- The Record, (debut screening TBA) encompasses the original 2006 documentary and covers recent developments in Bushwick since the debut of the 2006 original film.

Bushwick Homecomings- The Record additionally features author Alan Ehrenhalt and highlights three Bushwick native-born figures in the arts: writer- Vanessa Martir; visual artist- Danielle DeJesus; and musician: DJ Evil Dee.


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Screenings/Events

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Trailer/Videos

NBC Bushwick Homecomings Interview 2009



Original Bushwick Homecomings Documentary

See original Movie website here


About Filmmaker

Stefanie Joshua is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Bushwick, Brooklyn. From the filmmakers perspective, the documentary film, which was born from the filmmakers Masters thesis project in Sociology, is the examination of and pursuit of understanding of the social and economic mechanisms that spur change within communities. The filmmakers ideology is that a greater understanding of these can help to bridge and building community.

An educator, administrator and yogi, Stefanie works and lives in New York City.


Community

Filmmakers philosophy for mindful community development;

Three "R"s: (1) Respect (2) Recognition (3) Representation