Date/Time: 11/06/2003 12:00 am
NOT FOR SALE, screenings at THE PIONEER in JUNE,
and on CHANNEL 13!!!
I am happy to announce that my film will show again at the
PIONEER CINEMA 3
NIGHTS IN JUNE as well as on CH 13.
HERE are possibilties for you to see NOT FOR SALE, if you
have not already
seen it…or would like to see it again!!!
I hope to see you at one of the screenings and/or have your
feedback on the
BROADCAST ON PBS/CHANNEL 13
part of REEL NEW YORK
Friday, June 20 at 10:00 pm
Sunday, June 22 at 2 am
SCREENINGS AT THE PIONEER
Wednesday, June 11 at 8:00 pm, Saturday, June 14 at 1:30 pm,
June 16 at 8 pm.
THE PIONEER THEATER
155 E. 3rd St. (Corner of Ave A)
Tickets: $9.00 General Admission, $6.50 Students, Seniors &
11 at 8:00 pm, Saturday, June 14 at 1:30 pm, and Monday,
June 16 at 8 pm.
NOT FOR SALE
And VIVA LOISADA
Double bill celebrating the historic Lower East Side
at the Pioneer Theater June 11 16, 2003
The Pioneer celebrates the history and the home turf with
two films about
the Lower East Side, Not For Sale (Yaël Bitton, 2002, 65
min.) and Viva
Loisaida (Marlis Momber, 1978, 40 min.)
This special indigenous program will play on Wednesday, June
11 at 8:00 pm,
Saturday, June 14 at 1:30 pm, and Monday, June 16 at 8 pm.
Not For Sale chronicles life on East Seventh Street and the
that have taken place in the lives of its inhabitants over
the the years —
from the bulldozing of the public garden Esperanza to the
completion of the
luxury condos built in its place. The old-timers on the
block, going about
their daily lives amid gentrification, share their memories
of what used to
be an immigrant lower-class neighborhood even as new
that cater to young, white, professionals chip away at this
Puerto Rican community.
Viva Loisaida is an amazing time capsule of a Lower East
Side most don¹t
remember, made twenty-five years ago when the neighborhood
different from what it is today. Produced in 1978 for German
Viva Loisaida captures the atmosphere of the place that used
to be Alphabet
City, a gritty, giddy mix of diverse ethnic traditions and
For further information, contact Marjorie Sweeney at
(718) 965-2577 (not for publication) or by e-mail at