Class Divide, a New HBO Documentary About Hyper-Gentrification in Chelsea

Class Divide is a new HBO documentary from filmmaker Marc Levin and his production company Blowback Productions which explores hyper-gentrification in Chelsea over the past several decades.

A look at NYC’s gentrification and growing inequality in a microcosm, Class Divide explores two distinct worlds that share the same Chelsea intersection – 10th Avenue and 26th Street. On one side of the avenue, the Chelsea-Elliot Houses have provided low-income public housing to residents for decades. Their neighbor across the avenue since 2012 is Avenues: The World School, a costly private school. What happens when kids from both of these worlds attempt to cross the divide?

Catch the film at IFC Center April 13th — 19th.

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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