Join Rooftop Films as they bring four innovative nonfiction films from around the world to outdoor venues across NYC at DOC WEEK (8/01-8/04). With film subjects range from Russian dashcam mishaps to amateur Qatari falconry, UnionDocs is thrilled to be co-presenting these screenings. Get 50% off ticketed events with the code [email protected].
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Aug 1, 2017 at 8:00 pm
DOC WEEK: The Road Movie
This screening is a co-presentation with Rooftop Films for their Doc Week and takes place on the roof at the William Vale Hotel.
The Road Movie
Dmitrii Kalashnikov, Russia, 67 min
A fascinating mosaic of asphalt adventures, landscape photography, and some of the craziest shit you’ve ever seen, Kalashnikov’s The Road Movie is a stunning compilation of video footage shot exclusively via dashboard cameras in Russian automobiles. Due to lax regulations, the dash-cam is ubiquitous in Russia automobiles. Tens of millions of videos are created each day, capturing a vivid range of spectacles through the windshield, including comets crashing down to Earth, forest fires raging along the highway, and no shortage of motorists escalating road rage to new and unexpected levels. The video footage featured in Kalashnikov’s hilarious and bizarre film is often shocking, but no more so than the stoic commentary coming from the jaded Russian
7:00 PM: Doors Open
7:45 PM: Live Music
8:30 PM: Film Begins
10:00 PM: After-Party sponsored by
Corona Extra, Tanqueray and Fever-Tree Tonic
Rooftop FIlms Listing: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/the-road-movie/