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The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

(DVD - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth


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"Destroyed in a dramatic and highly publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure among architects, politicians and policy makers. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city centers in which the projects resided, while tracing personal and poignant narratives of those who lived in them."--Disc container.
Title: The Pruitt-Igoe myth
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Columbia, Mo.] :, Unicorn Stencil,, c2011.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (83 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Includes both feature length and shorter television length versions.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
True/False Film Fest entry, 2011.
True/False Film Festival.
Contents: Feature length (83 min.)
TV length (53 min.).
Summary: "Destroyed in a dramatic and highly publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure among architects, politicians and policy makers. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city centers in which the projects resided, while tracing personal and poignant narratives of those who lived in them."--Disc container.
Awards & Distinctions: Oxford Film Festival, 2011, Best documentary.
Local Note: 1 4
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.5097 PRU
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Report This Nov 10, 2012
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. “Not too bad---good performance”. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.”

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