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A Toronto neighborhood characterized solely as blighted by crime is "cleaned up," for the benefit of developers and an incoming middle class demographic, not for the existing residents who get pushed out. An entire community alters on account of gentrification.

A Pile of Dirt is a short Docu-Film unearthing a Regent Park of the past through the eyes of a new resident and the romanticism of a former resident.

In the media reports there is no communication of the strong community ties that exist in these neighborhoods; that an important fabric of life has been disrupted…we can choose to gentrify it but its passage is recorded in the dirt itself.

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    Rhoma Spencer and Janis Mayers