Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
April 18th at 7 PM – Broadway Theatre
On April 18th, join us as we look at how to make great cities, through through the story of legendary writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs.
In her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, author and activist Jane Jacobs helped change the way we look at urban living. Released on the centenary of her birth, Citizen Jane focuses on Jacobs’ most dramatic battle in the 1960s: when she went up against ruthless NYC power broker Robert Moses to preserve the historic neighbourhoods of Greenwich Village, Soho, and Little Italy against Moses’ plans to divide (and destroy) them with expressways. Exciting and inspirational, Citizen Jane delivers a timely and much-needed lesson in how the power of the people can shape the places they call home.
Hot Docs Showcase is a monthly feature-length documentary series in Saskatoon presented in partnership between Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, PAVED Arts, and the Broadway Theatre.
This is the inaugural year for this series which runs from November 2016 to April 2017.
Screening on the third Tuesday of each month, Hot Docs Showcase brings Saskatoon six of the year’s most talked-about docs to local audiences.
Tickets are $10 per screening and available at the Broadway Theatre.
The Screening dates for the 2016-17 season are:
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 – 7pm – Broadway Theatre – SPIRIT UNFORGETTABLE
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 – 7pm – Broadway Theatre – ZERO DAYS
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – 7pm – Broadway Theatre – BUGS
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – 7pm – Broadway Theatre – CALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 6:30pm – Broadway Theatre – ANGRY INUK
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – 7pm – Broadway Theatre – CITIZEN JANE