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Created and directed by the award-winning filmmakers Mark Benjamin and Marc Levin, Brick City is a five-part documentary series that fans out around the city of Newark, New Jersey to capture the daily drama of a community striving to become a better, safer, stronger place to live. Against great odds, Newark's citizens and its Mayor, Cory A. Booker, fight to raise the city out of nearly a half century of violence, poverty, and corruption. In the five one-hour episodes of Brick City, the lives of Mayor Booker, citizens on the front lines, and key figures re-making the city — from developers to gang members and youth mentors — intertwine in a portrait of a city at a critical moment in history.

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Description

Created and directed by the award-winning filmmakers Mark Benjamin and Marc Levin, Brick City is a five-part documentary series that fans out around the city of Newark, New Jersey to capture the daily drama of a community striving to become a better, safer, stronger place to live. Against great odds, Newark's citizens and its Mayor, Cory A. Booker, fight to raise the city out of nearly a half century of violence, poverty, and corruption. In the five one-hour episodes of Brick City, the lives of Mayor Booker, citizens on the front lines, and key figures re-making the city — from developers to gang members and youth mentors — intertwine in a portrait of a city at a critical moment in history.

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