New York Bookseller Movie: 'BookWars'

Award winning New York booksellers documentary on the streets and sidewalks of Manhattan and beyond!

a Film by Jason Rosette



- New York Film Critics Circle

'Abounds in fascinating detail'

- The New Yorker

New York booksellers documentary, 'BookWars' - watch now on Amazon Prime Video

'Superb...mesmerizing' - NY Film Critics Circle

'a slice of true life' - The New York Times

'Terrific' - Los Angeles Times

'Abounds in fascinating detail' - The New Yorker

'Utterly Compelling' - Jacksonville Film Journal

BOOKWARS is a New York documentary which won the best documentary award at the 2000 New York Underground film festival

WINNER: New York Underground Film Festival 2000

  • IFP Gotham Award Nominee
  • As seen on Arte/ZDF, SVT, NHK, Bravo!, Metrochannels, Cinemapop, PBS, and others
  • Multiple Domestic and International Festival Selections
New York bookseller movie, 'BookWars': Street bookseller Pete shows off his cash in the bookseller movie 'BookWars'
New York bookseller movie, 'BookWars': Zach prices a book in the New York bookseller documentary film, 'BookWars'
New York bookseller movie, 'BookWars': Marvin hunts for books and magazines in lower Manhattan on a cold winter day
New York bookseller movie, 'BookWars': Marv sells books on 6th avenue, as seen in the award winning motion picture, 'BookWars'
New York booksellers documentary, 'BookWars': Filmmaker Jason Rosette whooting scenes from the feature documentary, 'BookWars', in Manhattan, New York City
New York bookseller movie, 'BookWars': Reading Nietzsche at a sidewalk bookstand in Manhattan, from the New York bookseller documentary 'BookWars'

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Educational Rental or Purchase from MoMA, NYC


'BookWars' is avaliable for rental or purchase from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, circulating film library


Audiobook about the making of the New York bookseller movie,'BookWars', on Audible - "10,000 Miles to Go: An American Filmmaking Odyssey"


'10,000 Miles to Go: An American Filmmaking Odyssey' is an Audiobook about the filmmaking process by filmmaker Jason Rosette