Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.
Preschoolers, middle-graders, preteens and young adults may all be separated by only a few years, but are so divided by their interests, needs, humor, language and abilities as to practically be separate species.
YERT is a hilarious, powerful and often poignant chronicle of a year-long journey in search of innovators, scientists, activists, farmers, and artists working to move their communities toward a more sustainable future.
Waste Land, winner of the Sundance World Cinema Audience Documentary Award, is a call for all of us to take a close look at what we have, what we discard, and the lives of those pushed to the fringes of society.