Entries from Down Chicago’s Drain tagged with 'films'

Behind the Scenes

Vice Magazine has an interview with the filmmakers of the Scrappers documentary....

Scrappers Dismantling Detroit

An eerie scene of post-apocalyptic gloom pervades this Op-Ed short from the makers of the upcoming documentary Detropia which follows a group of scrappers making a living dismantling the metal structure of Detroit....

Scrappers, the Movie

The Scrappers movie is finally screening! It will make its world premiere at the Chicago Underground Film Festival on Sunday June 27, as well as on Thursday July 1....

Dreaming of Garbage

On Saturday I attended a screening of the film Garbage Dreams at the Chicago Cultural Center. The film is a gentle portrait of three young men who are learning the traditional garbage collecting trade of the Zaballeen, the waste...

Scrappers on Film

Oh! There are others out there who are as intrigued by scrapper trucks as I am. You can even get a sneak peek at the Scrappers documentary being made by Brian Ashby, Ben Kolak and Courtney Prokopas. According to...

Up The Yangtze - The Film

A few days ago I finally had the chance to see the film "Up the Yangtze" at the IFC film center. There were hardly a half dozen in the audience, which was a shame because the documentary was wonderful,...

Up the Yangtze

I've just seen the trailer for a new film about the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. If you are in New York or Toronto you may be able to see a screening of it, otherwise you'll have to...