03/29/2013 01:49 pm ET

Andrew Padilla, East Harlem Filmmaker, Explores Neighborhood's Gentrification In 'El Barrio Tours' Documentary

HARLEM — Andrew Padilla's roots in El Barrio go back to when his grandfather first moved to East Harlem. Now, 60 years on, the filmmaker can barely afford to live there.

The gentrification and blurring of the line between the neighborhood and the Upper East Side, and its impact on longtime residents, are the topics of Padilla's new short documentary

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