Cast & Crew, Contact Info, Trailer – Synopsis: This powerful documentary takes viewers deep into the gritty streets of Bed-Stuy with a group of modern-day heroes from the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulan. Add Image Add an image. Do you have any images for this title? Discuss Bed Stuy: Do or Die (2011) on the IMDb message boards. In a compelling look at the city of Bedford-Stuyvesant, the incredible documentary Bed Stuy: Do or Die illuminates the reality of medical assistance on a volunteer basis.
This Documentary is being featured at the 11th Annual Cape May NJ State Film Festival at 12:00. Some people refer to this neighborhood as Bed Stuy Do or Die. Terrence Fisher lives in a housing project in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. What could Terrence do to stop gun violence in Bed-Stuy before losing another friend, or his own life? Terrence and a fellow teen filmmaker, Daniel Howard, picked up a camera to tell the story about their mean streets. Terrence and his friends were furious, but instead of retaliating or starting a riot, they organized protests and finished this documentary, so that Timothy’s sad story would spread to the world outside of Bed-Stuy. In March 2005 a campaign was launched to supplant the Bed-Stuy, Do-or-Die slogan with Bed-Stuy, and Proud of It. Much like Brownsville and East New York, Bed-Stuy is well known for drive-bys, robberies, murders, and assaults.
There are no critic reviews yet for Bed Stuy: Do or Die. Bed-Stuy, NY – Or is it time to move on to something new? The people of Bed Stuy had a real hero who filled their lives with hope. VI went away knowing that this documentary was one I was definitely going to do and in a world where getting commissions is an impossibility, I financed the first block of shooting myself.
All the goods in this no-longer-so-dangerous-but-thankfully-still-not-totally-gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood. You’ll wish you lived here, too. DO OR DIE! How do you contrast working on these two different films? I mean, Terrence was the filmmaker here; you were quite involved. Outside it was Bed-Stuy, Do or Die hence, the pun of the restaurant’s name: Do or Dine. Was that a groan? There is reason to be dubious. It’s hard to imagine a race riot anywhere in New York City these days, let alone Bed-Stuy. Do-Or-Die neighborhood staple Radio Raheem is told to turn down the volume of his massive boom box, which blasts the film’s defiant, piercing theme song Public Enemy’s Fight The Power. Spike Lee: With this Off The Wall documentary we definitely wanted to show how much of a hard worker Michael was. Mass Appeal sits down with Poba, co-founder of Bed-Stuy Veterans, about the evolution of brukup dancing. Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy earned the nickname Do Or Die for a reason.