‘The Hunt,’ starring Al Pacino to be filmed in Paterson. Tariq Zehawi, NorthJersey

“Look at this!  said Marcia Sotorrio, Paterson’s director of the division of cultural affairs, indicating the second floor of a bank building. “Look at this! Look at this! Look at that!”

Like a Kalashnikov spitting bullets, she points in rapid succession to scrolls, columns, carvings, cornices, balconies, fleur-de-lis ornamentation.

This is what filmmakers have discovered 25 minutes from New York,” Sotorrio said.

And that was just one building, on one street, on one day in Paterson — Thursday, March 28, the day that film crews were turning Colt Street into a replica of the 1940s Lodz ghetto for an Amazon TV series about Nazi hunters.

“The Hunt,” starring Al Pacino and executive produced by Jordan Peele, is only one of many film projects scheduled to shoot in Paterson this year.

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