Where Are We?: Our Trip Through America
Award-winning documentary filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (Common Threads, Paragraph 175, Linda Rondstadt: The Sound of My Voice) took a journey through unfamiliar lands - in their own country. Having spent most of their lives on one coast or the other, they wondered what mysteries lay in between. So they piled into a van with a film crew, talking to ordinary Americans they met along the way - who talk sometimes eloquently, often poignantly, about their lives, their hopes and their dreams. At a time when the country was sharply divided and battles raged over the Iraq War and LGBTQ issues, the film remains a timely document with two documentarians trying to find common ground with those that would oppose their ideas and lifestyle. A moving, funny, and important film.
Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have been working in movies and television for over 30 years. Their work as directors, writers, producers, and editors has been honored with two Academy Awards®, five Emmy Awards, and three Peabody Awards.
"Kaleidescopic...The filmmakers' acute sense of compassion is visible in every frame. Where Are We? has the weird ephemeral quality of walking through someone elses' dream." -San Francisco Chronicle
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