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75 Ratings

Public Housing

Directed by Frederick Wiseman
United States, 1997


Frederick Wiseman attempted to record all aspects of daily life at the housing development — drug counselors, street life, addiction, unemployment, drug education, guidance counselors, job training programs, tense relationships between residents and police.

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Public Housing Directed by Frederick Wiseman

Awards & Festivals

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1998 | 2nd place: Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1999 | 2nd place: Best Non-Fiction Film


1998 | Winner: Grand Prix

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