Videology

Courtney Sell’s Film About the Endangered Orchard Street Leather Vendors is Screening Tonight

Last modified December 15, 2014 at 10:41 am

It’s no secret, really, that the “bargain district” of Lower East Side yore is dead. Eroded so absolutely by the marching forces of gentrification. Still hanging onto that thread are a handful of leather and suitcase vendors on Orchard Street, mainly between Delancey and Rivington. The latest shuffle was Daniel’s Leather, which gave up its […]

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Mr. Lower East Side Co-stars in ‘Glamarus’ Screening at Videology

Posted August 14, 2014 at 6:10 am

Glamarus, an art film directed by Dylan Greenberg, is screening next week at Videology in Williamsburg. (Full disclosure: Greenberg is indeed related to this reporter. So sue me.) Shot largely on the Lower East Side, and co-starring Mr. Lower East Side himself, Matthew Silver, the film is a surreal series of vignettes about “a tall, […]

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