New York Documentary Movie ‘BOOKWARS’ * ‘Superb’ – NY Film Critics Circle * Street Book Culture!

Published on April 25, 2015

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‘HILARIOUS’ – The New Yorker
‘UTTERLY COMPELLING’ – Jacksonville Film Journal
‘SUPERB’ – NY Film Critics Circle.

SYNOPSIS: the gritty world of New York City street and sidewalks booksellers told in a remarkable story that chronicles their lives and loves and their unique perspectives on life…

With soundtrack by jazz legends Jack McDuff and Willis Jackson, BOOKWARS is an homage to the Beat sensibility made famous by Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Robert Frank, and others from the Beat generation. See Mayor Giuliani’s Quality of Life campaign and the NYPD try to shut them down!

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‘BookWars’ is now available at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, Circulating Films Collection

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This Youtube version of the New York City documentary about sidewalk book vendors, ‘BookWars’ is for Home Use demonstration purposes only

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(‘Superb…Mesmerizing” – NY Film Critics Circle * Utterly Compelling – Jacksonville Film Journal), which won the 2000 New York Underground Film Festival upon its release; the movie was also nominated for an IFP Gotham Award.

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