San Francisco Documentary Festival 2023

Motel Drive (+ Q&A) & As American As It Gets

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Within a community of motels infamous for illicit activity, the Shaw Family grapples with housing insecurity and addiction while trying to raise their young son. When California's High-Speed Rail Project displaces them, a glimpse of stability appears within reach. A vérité, street level vantage of post-industrial America, documented over eight years, on one city block.
  • Year
  • Runtime
    62 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Brendan Geraghty
  • Producer
    Josh Polon, Brendan Geraghty, Christopher Stoudt
  • Cinematographer
    Sebastian Heinrich, Luc Nicknair
  • Editor
    Christopher Stoudt
  • Music
    Zack Wright