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Here is the trailer for the upcoming documentary A Walk Through Fort Green which chroncles the diaspora that turned the tree lined brownstone section of Brooklyn into a smaller modern day Renaissance Harlem via a melting pot of Black avant-garde artists. Directed by Diane Paragas & journalist/filmmaker Nelson George who also narrates the project, the documentary features Fort Greene residents both past and present such as Chris Rock, Spike Lee, actress Rosie Perez, Hip Hop journalist & tv personalty Toure, Hip Hop journalist/writer & Real World alum Kevin Powell, poet & actor Saul Williams of Slam fame, musician Vernon Reid of Living Colour, award winning poet & playwright Carl Hancock Rux, photographer Lorna Simpson, playwright & actress Alva Rogers, and producer Bill Stephany of PE’s Bomb Squad amongst others.


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