Two publications likely to find an audience with people sympathetic to the cause of Jane Jacobs reviewed the latest film about her political battles with Robert Moses for the soul of New York.1
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  1. Glenn Kenny provides a brief review of "Citizen Jane: Battle for the City," directed by Matt Tyrnauer. According to Kenny, the film " chronicles the author and activist Jane Jacobs’s opposition to several ambitious, potentially ruinous Robert Moses projects…"
  2. Bob Mondello, however, writing for NPR's All Things Considered, found more to appreciate in the film, describing the film's depiction of the 20th century worlds of urban renewal and citizen activism as a call to image "city planning as a contact sport."