Title: You Will Never Beat New York
Dir: Roberta Fineberg
A 7PM tradition started spontaneously at the end of March 2020 as an outpouring of gratitude to first responders, healthcare workers (doctors, nurses, hospital staff, etc), essential businesses, grocery store workers, delivery guys, MTA workers, doormen, warehouse workers, etc etc etc. The ritual continued every night throughout April and May to honor New Yorkers, all of us, with the courage, strength, and resilience to go on.... .
You Will Never Beat New York captures New Yorkers clapping, ringing bells, cheering, playing music and dancing in response to a citywide effort, quarantining, to save lives from an « insidious » worldwide pandemic.