Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Wed, May 8, 2019

In Person Guests!
City Rising: Gentrification and Displacement
Presented by the American Cinematheque and Santa Monica College’s Public Policy Institute

Santa Monica College Public Policy Institute’s 8th annual Spring Symposium, “There Goes the Neighborhood: Gentrification in the Context of Latinx, Queer Spaces and Social Justice,” takes place May 6-9 in venues across Santa Monica; for info, visit

Free Event! “City Rising: Gentrification and Displacement,” 2019, KCET, 57 min. Dirs. Rita Baghdadi, Jeremiah Hammerling.
CITY RISING is a multi-platform documentary series in partnership with the California Endowment that has examined gentrification - its historical roots, economic role and social consequences. Illuminating the journey of California neighborhoods advocating for responsible development, the documentary series highlights individuals facing discrimination but fighting to change policy and improve upward mobility for their communities. The effects of these movements are far-reaching, and their voices will ultimately impact the social health of communities across the country and beyond.

This event is free with RSVP to:

Discussion following with community leader Irma Carranza, Santa Monica City Manager Rick Cole and Inglewood School Board member D'Artagnon Scorza.
Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Wed, May 8, 2019 • 6:30pm