Boom and Bust: America's Journey on the Erie Canal (2015)
31min · Documentary, Short, Drama · 7 November 2015
A meditation on economic cycles and the American Dream. The film surveys the macro-economics of industrial expansion and decline along the Erie Canal, and examines its impact on the lives of workers in steel, grain, textiles and shipping. In the wake of economic collapse, can the people of America's cities find meaning and worth?