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Cleveland premiere.


United States | 2015 | Albert Maysles, Lynn True, David Usui, Nelson Walker III, Benjamin Wu

The final film by the late, great documentarian Albert Maysles (Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens) journeys into the hearts and minds of everyday passengers aboard Amtrak's Empire Builder, the busiest long-distance train route in America. The film unfolds as a series of interconnected vignettes, ranging from overheard conversations to moments of deep intimacy, in which diverse individuals in a fleeting community share their fears, hopes, and dreams. “A folk odyssey…A fitting farewell to an American ethnographer.” –Variety. DCP. 76 min.

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Sunday 9/3
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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