No Your City

No Your City,” from director Nicolas Heller (son of Steve Heller) is a series of short documentaries about the odd characters that populate New York City. This first episode focuses on an East Village rickshaw driver who dresses up as Spider-Man.

No Your City

It’s just under six minutes long, but having once lived in the East Village for almost a decade, I can attest to the fact that this video does a better job than any episode of “Girls” (or whatever) of capturing what it’s like to be young and relatively free of commitments, wandering around downtown Manhattan, late on a summer night.

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