The Healing Gardens of New York


The Healing Gardens of New York tells the stories of the lives and communities transformed by gardens and green spaces created in response to crime, neglect, poverty and urban decay. The stories range from the Bronx to Battery Park.

In the South Bronx, a man believed he was “lost and without direction” until the abandoned lot he helped to turn into a garden, changed not only his life, but his community. His garden now has over 100 families as members, sponsors youth mentoring internships, and runs a program that feeds the neighborhood’s needy.


Jed Feuer


Pioneer Theatre, NY



Official Selection

Documentary Fortnight: Museum of Modern Art
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Charlotte Independent Film Festival, Best of the Best Winner: Secret City Film Festival
Black Maria Film Festival, Director’s Citation