See New York Booksellers Documentary, 'BookWars'
See New York City booksellers documentary 'BookWars' yet? It is considered to be a contemporary classic independent New York feature film.
Over the years, 'BookWars' has influenced dozens of TV shows and films, and has screened & aired around the world at venues including: Arte / ZDF, SVT, NHK, PBS, Bravo!, Metrochannels, Access, PBS, MoMA (New York), the Danish National Film Institute, the New York Underground Film Festival [Winner, Best Doc], Cinema Village [New York City], Florida Film Festival, Kansas City Film Jubilee, Freedom Forum, Seattle 9-11 Media Ctr, FACETS, Brotfabrik (Berlin) - and many other venues. (Read Reviews of 'BookWars' here )
Video on Demand & Streaming
'BookWars' is an award winning feature length documentary about the life and times of New York City street and sidewalk booksellers.
SYNOPSIS: The gritty world of New York City street booksellers is exposed in a remarkable story that chronicles their lives and loves and their unique perspectives on life. Made on location at the sidewalk book tables of New York by a fellow street bookseller, 'BookWars' explores the other side of the book tables along the streets of the Village, on the Lower East Side, along 6th avenue, and elsewhere in New York City.
See the Mayor, the University and the NYPD try to shut them down!
DVD: Home Use and Public Performance
DVDs are still popular with cinephiles, individual collectors, universities and libraries. See info below purchase a DVD of 'BookWars' for home use and with Academic/Public performance license.
See New York Booksellers Documentary: Educational Film & Media Rental
New York booksellers documentay, 'BookWars' is available for rental and purchase from the circulating film collection at the Museum of Modern Art