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Newsreel
Producer: Newsreel
1971
BW
42 minutes
US
English Version and Spanish Version
English
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Break and Enter a.k.a. Squatters (Newsreel #62)
Rompiendo Puertas

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This film captures the militant antecedents to today's housing reclamation movement in New York City. In 1970, several hundred Puerto Rican and Dominican families reclaimed housing left vacant by the city. They pulled the boards off the doors, cleaned and repaired the buildings and moved in.

Third World Newsreel’s historical Newsreel collection provides contemporary audiences with a vast archive of political documentary films chronicling the social movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Thanks to the generous contributions of the National Film Preservation Foundation, BREAK AND ENTER has been preserved and is available for purchases and rentals.

Third World Newsreel’s historical Newsreel collection provides contemporary audiences with a vast archive of political documentary films chronicling the social movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
BREAK AND ENTER was preserved thanks to the generous support of the National Film Preservation Foundation. This film is available for public screenings.

Reviews
“...the film is one of the first to represent working class Latinos-particularly Latinas-as active agents of change in new social movements... Break and Enter can be understood as part of the Puerto Rican cultural “renaissance” or innovative cultural formations that emerged in the city during the late 1960s and unsettled the distinctions between art and politics as well as imagined new ways of being in the city.”
- Frances Negron-Muntaner, Latino Arts and Activism Archive at Columbia University

“This film emerges as one of Newsreel’s most powerful films.”
- Cynthia A. Young, Soul Power


Screenings
  • Organizing/Filmmaking/Archiving, New York University, 2016
  • Loisaida


  • DETAILS
    Newsreel
    Producer: Newsreel
    1971
    BW
    42 minutes
    US
    English Version and Spanish Version
    English
     
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