Boom or Bust

Boom and Bust - America's Journey on the Erie Canal (31m, U S A) dir. by Paul Wagner, Steve Zeitlin A meditation on economic cycles and the American Dream. The film surveys the macro-economics of industrial expansion and decline along the Erie Canal, and examines its impact on the lives of workers in steel, grain, textiles and shipping. In the wake of economic collapse, can the people of America's cities find meaning and worth?  
Imagine cinema 80 front st east
11am OCT 15th short series