Lower East Side Gentrification Documentary "Off Track Betty" Available to Watch Now

Off Track Betty Trailer

Off Track Betty is a documentary from director Clayton Dean Smith which follows a longtime resident of the Lower East Side that realizes she no longer recognizes her neighborhood amidst gentrification, new construction, and deconstruction of older neighborhood landmarks.

In an ever-changing corner of New York City, a longtime resident realizes she no longer recognizes the neighborhood she calls home. Facing an uncertain future, she is confronted by a young man with a direct link to her past. She is forced to ask: when is it right to hold on to what’s past, and when is it time to let go?

The full 19-minute documentary is available to watch online now, check it out below.

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