Frederick Wiseman's Community series available for bookingsIN JACKSON HEIGHTS is Frederick Wiseman's third in a trilogy on communities. Read more about his community films ASPEN and BELFAST, MAINE.
ASPEN is a film about a town famous in the 19th century for silver mining and now known for its scenic splendor, mountains, skiing, hiking, music, intellectual activity and fashionable people. The film documents the daily life and activities of the people who live, work, visit and play in Aspen in the winter.
RELEASED 1991, 146 MINUTES, COLOR, AVAILABLE IN 16MM OR DVD
BELFAST, MAINE is a film about ordinary experience in a beautiful old New England port city. It is a portrait of daily life with particular emphasis on the work and the cultural life of the community. Among the activities shown in the film are the work of lobstermen, tug-boat operators, factory workers, shop owners, city counselors, doctors, judges, policemen, teachers, social workers, nurses and ministers. Cultural activities include choir rehearsal, dance class, music lessons and theatre production.
RELEASED 1999, 248 MINUTES, COLOR, AVAILABLE IN 16MM OR DVD