ART Produce Gallery

3139 University Ave. North Park, San Diego 92104

Friday, June 25, 2010 7pm

Join us Friday evening for two film screenings about urban space. Drinks and bites will be provided.

Screening 1
7:00pm- Lost Book Found by Jem Cohen (35 min.)
This short film is a Walter Benjamin-inspired portrait of New York City.

Intermission

Screening 2
8:00pm – The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces by William H. Whyte (58 min.)
While working with the New York City Planning Commission in 1969, Whyte began to use direct observation to describe behavior in urban settings. With research assistants wielding still cameras, movie cameras, and notebooks, Whyte described the substance of urban public life in an objective and measurable way.