2 articles Tag neighborhood

‘City Birds’ Explores Nature in an Urban Environment

I just put together this short film that is an exploration of place and the beauty of nature found even in an urban environment. All footage comes from Cherry Creek in downtown Denver, near the confluence with the South Platte River, an area rich in history. It was once the seasonal camp for up to 1,500 native people led by Chief Little Raven, and it was also where Denver was founded. Today this part of …

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Film: Southside, Flagstaff Arizona

Southside from Michael French on Vimeo. A look at the Southside neighborhood of Flagstaff, Arizona. I lived here for six years. The color and community are sometimes overwhelmed by decay, addiction and despair. It remains Flagstaff’s most bohemian neighborhood; rough around the edges but full of soul.

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