Watch the Blueprint for Bronzeville Documentary

Blueprint for Bronzeville is a 40 minute educational documentary film about a group of citizens on Chicago’s south side working to ensure affordable homeownership in their historic neighborhood.

Key Issues: African American history, urban planning, gentrification, displacement, poverty, affordable homeownership, restrictive covenants, racism, urban renewal, public housing, corruption, the Olympics, development

DVD & Streaming Features


  • The award-winning 40 minute documentary
  • 4 Special Bonus Features & deleted scenes (20 minutes total, available on both the DVD and the download version)
  • English subtitles on the DVD
  • The academic version of the DVD includes a 13 question discussion guide
  • Explore the Bronzeville Neighborhood

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