Brick City (TV series)
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|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||11|
|Production company(s)||Sundance Channel Originals|
|Original channel||Sundance Channel|
|Original airing||September 21, 2009-present|
Brick City is an American documentary series on the Sundance Channel. Created and directed by the award-winning filmmakers Mark Benjamin and Marc Levin, Brick City is a series that captures the daily drama of a community striving to become a better, safer, stronger place to live. Against great odds, Newark’s citizens and its Mayor, Cory Booker, fight to raise the city out of nearly a half century of violence, poverty and corruption.
Brick City premiered on September 21, 2009. The series is produced and directed by award-winning filmmakers Marc Levin (Slam, Schmatta: Rags to Riches to Rags, Gang War: Bangin' in Little Rock) and Mark Benjamin (The Last Party, Jails Hospitals and Hip-Hop), who also created the series. Academy Award-winning actor and filmmaker Forest Whitaker executive produces. Executive producers for Sundance Channel are Evan Shapiro, Sarah Barnett, Mala Chapple and Michael Klein.