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Decade of Fire (2019)

As a kid in the South Bronx in the 1970s, Vivian Vazquez watched her tight-knit community become a burned-out ruin as an epidemic of fires raged through her Black and Puerto Rican ... See full summary »

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Carmen Rosado Carmen Rosado ... Self
Hetty Fox Hetty Fox ... Self
Robert Foster Robert Foster ... Self
Ramón Rueda Ramón Rueda ... Self
Mike Amadeo Mike Amadeo ... Self
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As a kid in the South Bronx in the 1970s, Vivian Vazquez watched her tight-knit community become a burned-out ruin as an epidemic of fires raged through her Black and Puerto Rican neighborhood. As Vivian seeks to understand the lasting effects of this tragedy on her family and community, she uncovers a story of injustice, survival and hope that resonates deeply in cities today.

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12 December 2019 | by ops-52535See all my reviews

For an outsider, living on the other side of the big pond, this is a very well made historical documentary about the infamous(back then) south bronx parts of the nyc,usa.

i, the grumpy old man do remember news reels on the norwegian state tv channel about the race fights and demolition through fire tactics back then when i was young. so this was in fact a reviving story about the mismanaged new york policy makers back then, tearing down a whole sosciety instead of reinforcing it.

its a recommended documentary, and the only drawback is that it shouldve gone even wider and deeper and prolonged into a feature film length playtime, because new york history are like magic.


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