A documentary in progress by Vivian Vazquez, Gretchen Hildebran and Julia Steele Allen.

The dream, destruction, and rebirth of the South Bronx

Decade of Fire

Watch the 2011 Trailernew trailer coming soon!
Throughout the 1970's fires consumed the South Bronx. Black and Puerto Rican residents were blamed for the devastation even as they battled to save their communities. Now, one survivor of the fires is pursuing the truth: uncovering policies of racism and neglect that still define cities today, and sharing the untold stories of resistance that are the Bronx's rightful legacy.