Now We Live on Clifton follows 10 year old Pam Taylor and her 12 year old brother Scott around their multiracial West Lincoln Park neighborhood. The kids worry that they'll be forced out of the neighborhood they grew up in by the gentrification following the expansion of DePaul University.

This film was created by members of the Kartemquin collective, with credits shared between Jerry Blumenthal, Alphonse Blumenthal, Susan Delson, Sharon Karp, Peter Kuttner, Gordon Quinn, and Richard Schmiechen.

Now We Live on Clifton is available on DVD as part of The Kartemquin Collection, Volume 4: The Collective Years.

Original 16mm print restored in 2011 thanks to a National Film Preservation Foundation grant.

1974
26 minutes
Issues: Economics, Gentrification, Youth