Liu, Zake and Keire are all natives of Rockford, a typical Rust Belt town, and all three are avid skateboarders. Capturing their passion through editing and superb camerawork, Liu celebrates the sense of freedom skateboariding gives the friends. He also explores the family traumas and injustices each of the three has suffered. A therapeutic film in the best sense, Minding the Gap is a deeply personal and subtly political work that announces the arrival of a major voice in contemporary American documentary cinema.
|Directed by||Bing Liu|