As the saga of Atlantic Yards continues, with some papers calling the project “dead” and others warning that it has simply been slowed by the faltering economy but could still be built (see this AYR breakdown of the coverage), the trailer for Isabell Hill’s AY documentary “Brooklyn Matters” has finally made its way to YouTube.

This documentary explores the ramifications of the project as proposed and the controversy surrounding it. It features a number of Community-Based Planning Task Force members, including Council Member Letitia James, Kent Barwick of the Municipal Art Society, Tom Angotti of the Hunter College Center for Community Planning and Development, and Ron Shiffman of the Pratt Center for Community Development. (Shiffman and Angotti both worked on the community-based UNITY plan for the yards). Watch the trailer below, and visit Brooklynmatters.com for information about upcoming screenings, including one tomorrow night at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Ft. Greene.

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