Brooklyn Roses

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Director: Christine Noschese

Genre: Documentary

Country of Orgin: United States

Runtime: 1 hour 25 minutes

In Brooklyn Roses, filmmaker Christine Noschese blends documentary and fiction to re-examine her childhood and her mother’s feminist struggles in the 1950’s and 60’s working class Brooklyn. When her mother dies, Noschese returns to her childhood home to decide what to keep and what to discard. When her mother was still alive, she shot her narrative film in the same house.Sorting through her mother’s belongings, and props left over from the film, she realizes how her perceptions have changed and that the characterization of her mother in the earlier film did not tell the whole story.