Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

"The Pruitt-Igoe Myth" Available On DVD May 15

Video
by Sergio
April 13, 2012 8:18 PM
0 Comments
  • |

Director Chad Freidrichs' searing documenatry The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History, which chronicles the rise and tragic fall of the notorious Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis, arrives on DVD on May 15th from First Run Features.

Completed in 1955, the housing project was seen back then as the new frontier in urban planning,  the cutting edge future for all housing developments in American cities everywhere

But crime, neglect, unemployment, bad policies and a muddled headed, stifling bureaucracy turned the project, in less the 20 years, into a hell hole that had to be literally raised to the ground by dynamite to be put out of its misery.

Here's the trailer:

Video
  • |
Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

0 Comments

Follow Shadow and Act

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Richard Pryor's Son Moves to Block Production ...
  • Review: 'The Purge: Anarchy' Has Little ...
  • Muna Otaru Takes Over for Nicole Beharie ...
  • Now Taking Your Questions for S&A Column ...
  • BET Moves Premiere Date for Ava DuVernay's ...
  • Watch Trailer For Spike Lee-Directed ...
  • Idris Elba in Talks Play Merlin-Like ...
  • Zendaya Coleman Explains Her Departure ...
  • Spike Lee Edits Footage of Black Man's ...
  • "Many Documentary Films Have Been Shot ...