“Downtown Calling” TrailerCulture, Jungle Buzz — By JGM Staff on September 29, 2010 at 11:23 am
If you peeped the “Rubble Kings” Trailer we put out previously then you’ll love this one as well, it’s even from the same producer Shan Nicholson. The film is called “Downtown Calling“, a documentary about how much cultured bloomed from the downtown NYC area in the late 70′s. If you are familiar with the downtown NYC scene you’ll probably notice that some of the things spoken of in the video are still alive today. History sure does have a way of repeating itself. For screening dates near you check out the “Downtown” calling site.
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“In the late 1970s, the “greatest city in the world” was teetering on the edge of total chaos. A failed economy, crime and en mass housing corruption gave way to a city in crisis. Yet out of the economic and social strife that held the “Big Apple” hostage, a family of homegrown cultures that would forever change the world began to emerge. Downtown Calling not only documents, in detail, the evolution of New York City’s fertile music and art subculture during this period, but how its collective output continues to play a prominent, driving role in the international fashion, art and music industries today.”