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A black-and-white photo of a street corner. The photo is shot from above, it shows a sidewalk curb, a stop sign shadow, and a man walking. Graffitied on the sidewalk are the words "water ice".

Spirit of 52nd

Spirit on 52nd is an experimental moving portrait of a once-thriving Black business corridor in West Philadelphia grappling with change. By exploring competing ideas of the future of the neighborhood, the film asks us to question who “owns” the street? Who lays claim to its future?

Lead organizer: Raishad Momar Hardnett