This film excels because filmmakers Erik Parker and One9 masterfully used editing choices and story structure for a cohesive and captivating story about the revitalization of Newark, New Jersey, from the late 1980s and on. So writes award-winning WORD reviewer Seon Pollard.
Emerging media major David Dekle-Hills, who lives in Howard Beach, Queens, said he experienced a period when he lost passion for his favorite endeavors but eventually brushed off the apathy. Film major Kedar Young, 22, who lives in Yonkers, said he found ways to be productive during the pandemic. Senior Sumaya Nasir, 22, said her friends really have helped her.
By Seon Pollard