Record Details

Catalog Search

◄ Search Results Showing Item 1 of 413

The garden / [videorecording] Black Valley Films in association with Katahdin Productions and Impact Partners ; produced & directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy ; co-producers, Dominique Derrenger, Vivianne Nacif.

Image of item

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Oscilloscope Pictures, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editors, Alex Blatt, Tyson Fitzgerald, Scott Hamilton Kennedy ; composers, Gabriel Tenorio and Doug DeAngelis; still photographers, Donald Rogers, Don Normark ; camera/sound, Scott Hamilton Kennedy.
Participant or Performer Note: Rufina Juárez, Tezozomoc, Josefina Medina, Eddie Luvianos Rumbos, Deacon Alexander, Miguel Perez, Dan Stormer, Doris Bloch, Jan Perry, Juanita Tate.
Summary, etc.: The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD-R, NTSC.
Language Note: In English and Spanish with English subtitles.
Awards Note: Winner, Best documentary at Silverdocs.

Available copies

  • 5 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library DVD/ 635 GARDEN (Text) DVD Available -
Subject: Community gardens > California > Los Angeles.
Urban agriculture > California > Los Angeles.
Community life > California > Los Angeles.
Community development, Urban > California > Los Angeles.
Land use, Urban > California > Los Angeles.
Eminent domain > California > Los Angeles.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > Politics and government
Los Angeles (Calif.) > Social conditions
Genre: Environmental films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
◄ Search Results Showing Item 1 of 413

Additional Resources