What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Screening

launch event, screening

Monday, March 18, 2013 7:15PM

At almost any New York City bodega, you can quick-draw, scratch, or mega-million your way towards million dollar jackpots. Thousands of New Yorkers play the lottery every day. But how does the lottery really work? Who is playing, and where does all the money go? Who wins and ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at Second Street)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

screening

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 6:30PM

Join us for a very special AIGA/NY screening and discussion of The Water Underground with CUP’s Valeria Mogilevich and Christine Gaspar. CUP will discuss the process and challenges of making this video that looks at the water we drink, put out ... more
  • Bumble & Bumble
    415 W. 13th Street,
    3rd floor Auditorium
    New York, NY
    L/A/C/E to 8th Ave

launch event, screening

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 7PM

Blackberries, Razors, and Droids, OMG! We spend so much time with them, but do we know anything about how cell phones work?  How do our voices travel through the air? Why do our cell phone bills work the way they do? Who owns the air? What the Cell? is a collaboration ... more
  • William S. Paley Foundation
    1 East 53rd Street

screening

Sunday, May 8, 2011 6:30PM

CUP hosted an evening of videos about the inner workings of some of NYC’s hidden systems. Ever wonder where your garbage goes when you’re done with it? Why you shouldn’t go swimming after a heavy rainfall? Who owns the Internet? Three of CUP’s ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street)

screening

Saturday, February 26, 2011 6PM

After we screened an excerpt from Frederick Wiseman’s “Welfare” (1974) in January, we got a whole bunch of requests to screen this incredible documentary in its entirety. And so, by popular demand, it was our pleasure to host a screening at the CUP ... more
  • the CUP Office
    232 Third St. #D201
    Brooklyn, NY

screening

Monday, January 31, 2011 7PM

We showed two films about the world of welfare: Warren Wallace’s seldom-screened Superfluous People (1962), and an excerpt from Frederick Wiseman’s Welfare (1975). Wallace’s award-winning film turns an eye on overlooked urbanites – from ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 Second Avenue (@ 2nd Street)
    New York, NY 10003

screening

Thursday, July 29, 2010 7PM

Bodega Down Bronx was presented by Exit Art and after the screening, CUP Teaching Artist Jonathan Bogarín answered questions alongside representatives from Just Food and Green My Bodega. This program was presented in conjunction with the exhibition CONSUME on view ... more
  • Exit Art
    475 Tenth Avenue (at 36th Street)
    New York, NY

screening, launch event

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 7:30PM

What’s the deal with all those empty lots in East Flatbush? CUP Teaching Artist Douglas Paulson and students from the BCCP’s afterschool program at Walt Whitman Middle School looked deep into the emptiness and investigated hidden uses, ownership patterns, and ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 Second Avenue
    New York, NY

Welcome to Health Care!

Making Policy Public

Welcome to Health Care!

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Public Access Design

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Test Ride

City Studies

Test Ride

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories