Roots of Resilience

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Seven years ago, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic coast. One year later, students from Coney Island celebrated their community’s Resilience. Watch the documentary here.

The story of renewal and rebirth.

After being partially destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, PS 329 and the community of Coney Island came together to rebuild the heart of their neighborhood and celebrate the deep roots of community, creativity, and collaboration.

Directed by Brendan Bubion • Edited by Billy Soistmann and Brendan Bubion • Sound Design: Jacob White • Color Correction: Caroline Parr • Camera / Location Sound: Robert Pigott, Noel Woodford, Jacob White, Quincy Murphy, and Billy Soistmann • Special Thanks to: Jeremy Del Rio, Art Director Sam Wisneski, Principal Salema Marbury, Students and Faculty of PS 329, Allison Munson, Mikayla Terrell, Issac Mbira, Marco Williams, and Coney Island Gospel Assembly • NYU Tisch School of the Arts 2014 • Created in Collaboration with 20/20 Vision For Schools

“20/20 Vision for Schools exemplifies what can be accomplished when caring individuals team up to leverage their energy, creativity and expertise to positively impact the educational process. By promoting and encouraging community and school partnerships, 20/20 Vision for Schools assists educators with building a solid foundation for success. As trailblazers in their unique design of mobilizing students and community stakeholders through creative arts projects, 20/20 Vision for Schools gives true meaning to the African Proverb, ‘It takes a whole village to raise a child.’” – Principal Salema Marbury, PS 329

 

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Seven years ago, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic coast. One year later, students from Coney Island celebrated their community’s Resilience. Watch the documentary (link in bio) and scroll -> for photos. // ROOTS OF RESILIENCE // The story of renewal and rebirth. After being partially destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, PS 329 and the community of Coney Island came together to rebuild the heart of their neighborhood and celebrate the deep roots of community, creativity, and collaboration. • Directed by Brendan Bubion @bbubion • Edited by Billy Soistmann and Brendan Bubion • Sound Design: Jacob White • Color Correction: Caroline Parr • Camera / Location Sound: Robert Pigott, Noel Woodford, Jacob White, Quincy Murphy, and Billy Soistmann • Special Thanks to: Jeremy Del Rio @jeremyrdelrio, Art Director Sam Wisneski @sam_wisneski_art, Principal Salema Marbury @salemamarbury, Students and Faculty of PS 329, Allison Munson, Mikayla Terrell, Issac Mbira, and Marco Williams NYU Tisch School of the Arts @nyutisch 2014 Created in Collaboration with 20/20 Vision For Schools @nycthrive // “20/20 Vision for Schools exemplifies what can be accomplished when caring individuals team up to leverage their energy, creativity and expertise to positively impact the educational process. By promoting and encouraging community and school partnerships, 20/20 Vision for Schools assists educators with building a solid foundation for success. As trailblazers in their unique design of mobilizing students and community stakeholders through creative arts projects, 20/20 Vision for Schools gives true meaning to the African Proverb, ‘It takes a whole village to raise a child.’” – Principal Salema Marbury, PS 329 // #WeAreThrive #BringArtBack #CreateWithUs @nycservice @nycschools @nyculture @nyccouncil @nycyouth @marktreyger @eddie.mark @jimespo #PastorConnie #coneyislandgospelassembly

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