The New York bookseller documentary, 'Bookwars' Directed by Jason Rosette by Matt Zoller Seitz, New York Film Critics Circle
"In BookWars, a superb nonfiction film by first-time feature director Jason Rosette, books are more than sources of knowledge. They are merchandise that’s appraised, bought and sold. They’re also artifacts, sometimes clean and intact but more often damaged, whose condition at the point of sale says plenty about the conscientiousness of the seller. Most of all, they’re an addictive substance." [Read this complete review about the bookseller movie, 'BookWars']
(from Wikipedia) The New York bookseller documentary BookWars is an independent film by Jason Rosette (produced by Camerado Media) about the life and times of New York City street booksellers.
Made on an ultra-low budget in a jazzy, impressionistic style reminiscent of the films of Robert Frank and poetry of the Beat Generation, BookWars is notable as the only first-person documentary made during then-New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's controversial "Quality of Life" campaign, which sought to limit and control individuals engaged in informal economic activities on the streets of New York City.[Read More]