Round Point Movies

In the summer of 2004, the Mayor of Lewiston, Maine announced a plan to develop a four-lane boulevard across downtown’s low-income neighborhood. The project was going to displace 850 people from their homes as well as destroy playgrounds, vegetable gardens, and historic buildings. As tragic as the circumstances were, the threat of a road destroying the neighborhood required residents to rise to the challenge of becoming community organizers and resist the city's plan.

This movie documents 5 years of development and community organizing in Lewiston, Maine. It reveals the strategies, the mistakes, the prejudices, the lessons… all of the difficult stuff that makes up the political process – the act of making decisions and setting policy together.

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Round Point Movies

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Round point movies is an independent video production company operated by Craig Saddlemire in Lewiston, ME. Craig is committed to art, activism, and social change. He likes videomaking, bikes, creative expression, collaborative art making, gardening,…


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Round point movies is an independent video production company operated by Craig Saddlemire in Lewiston, ME. Craig is committed to art, activism, and social change. He likes videomaking, bikes, creative expression, collaborative art making, gardening, and community building. He tries his best to mix all of these things together and share his work online, at libraries, community centers, and other places accessible to the public.

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