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PURE NONFICTION Ep. 45: Matt Tyrnauer on Citizen Jane

Jane Jacobs transformed the way we look at cities

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Apr 20, 2017 @ 10:00am

Jane Jacobs, author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, changed the way we think of urban planning. Matt Tyrnauer’s new documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (now playing at TIFF Bell Lightbox) tells the story of her epic battles with New York power broker Robert Moses. Catch a special on-stage panel discussion and screening of the film on Friday, April 21 at 7pm.

On this episode, Pure Nonfiction host Thom Powers interviews Tyrnauer about the film and his previous documentary Valentino: The Last Emperor, about the Italian fashion designer.