Director: Uli Gaulke
Runtime: 102 minutes
TV Rating: TVPG
Appeared at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival
Documentarian Uli Gaulke presents a fascinating look at the movies’ universal appeal as he pays tribute to the dedicated people who program and maintain independent film theaters around the globe. Profiles of theater personnel in India, Burkina Faso, North Korea and Wyoming reveal how different audiences approach films with strikingly diverse expectations. A North Korean theater wants to uplift workers, while an African open-air cinema finds a euphoric audience for a Kim Basinger feature. “An entertaining world tour” – Variety.