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Director Protests, Screens Film Outside Home Of Financier Kravis

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Bells will be ringing, and carolers will be greeting the Upper East Side neighbors of Henry Kravis this morning.

It may be Christmastime, but the revelers are not there to embrace the holiday. They will be outside the apartment of Mr. Kravis, a founder of the buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, for a sidewalk screening of the first of a series of short films crusading against private equity firms. Passers-by can catch the film on high-technology sandwich boards being worn by protesters.

The movie, "The War on Greed, Starring the Homes of Henry Kravis," is a tongue-in-cheek story -- think "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" meets "Roger & Me" -- detailing Mr. Kravis's homes and lifestyle, juxtaposed against the homes and incomes of working families.

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