The web site of the documentary video on the rise and fall of the dot-com takeover of a San Francisco neighborhood. By turns humorous and scathing, Boom delves into the ironies and contradictions of the 'New Economy' and delivers a potent social critique that is ambitious in its scope while remaining close to the human scale. Produced by Whispered Media. Directed by Francine Cavanaugh, A. Mark Liiv, and Adams Wood.
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