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Chronicling the decline of braddock, pa, a hardluck town which once flourished as pittsburghs shopping center, the story concerns a director tony buba. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Join us in welcoming tony buba, whose scrappy masterpiece lightning over braddock offers a charming and eccentric vision of hardluck america while exploding the conventions of documentary filmmaking. Videogram by maginot, mike american cinematographer. Like bubas earlier short films, it chronicles the decline of braddock, pennsylvania, a hardluck town which once flourished as pittsburghs shopping center. It concerns a director buba, playing himself trying, without much success, to make a movie with a crazy street hustler named.

It was shown at sundance, toronto, berlin, and over. March 27, 1989 near the end of his 14th film and first feature, lightning over braddock. Watch new jeep wrangler jl tip over during latest crash test. Tony buba, a film maker from braddock, pennsylvania, tells the story of his hometowns decline along with the rest of the steel mill towns along the monongahela river while he dreams of making higher budget films. A rustbowl fantasy blake stefansen tony buba, the director, narrator, and star of the film, is a wellknown filmmaker in the once booming town of braddock, pennsylvania who, throughout his life, has documented the decline of the steel industry of his home town and its effects on the. But as the failings and false promises of the free market become clearer every day, the. It concerns a director tony buba, playing himself trying, without much. Msn new zealand latest news, hotmail, outlook, photos.

Lightning mixes interviews, protest footage, surreal fantasy sequences including a. Lightning won numerous awards, including best film at the birmingham international film festival in england and a nomination as best first feature film by the independent spirit awards. With offbeat humor and journalistic flair, he interviews. Tony bubas genreblending 1988 film lightning over braddock gets. Lightning over braddock will no longer be sold directly through braddock films but will be available soon through kino lorber. Like bubas earlier short films, lightning chronicles the decline of braddock, pennsylvania, a hardluck town which once flourished as pittsburghs shopping center. With tony buba, sal carollo, stephen pellegrino, jimmy roy.

The picture documents, in a lighthearted way, the community anxiety and activism that accompanied. Zeitgeist in the small town of braddock, pennsylvania, not far from pittsburgh, the mills are closed and more than one third of the population is unemployed. Centered around a director buba, playing himself trying to make a movie about a crazy street hustler the reallife sal carollo, the film. Blake stefansens rating of the film lightning over braddock. A rustbowl fantasy blake stefansen tony buba, the director, narrator, and star of the film, is a wellknown filmmaker in the once booming town of braddock, pennsylvania who, throughout his life, has documented the decline of the steel industry of his home town and its effects on the local civilians. The 6th independent spirit awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 1990, were announced on march 23. Tony buba, a film maker from braddock, pennsylvania, tells the story of his hometowns decline along with the rest of the steel mill towns along the. A rustbowl fantasy 1988, was tony s first feature, and it established him as an innovator of the exploded documentary. Release dates 3 also known as aka 0 release dates canada 12 september 1988 toronto international film festival usa 8 march 1989 new york city, new york usa 16 april 1989 usa film festival also known as aka it looks like we dont have any. Some of these films are not yet available on dvd bluray, or have been produced. A rustbowl fantasy which shows at the hirshhorn museum and sculpture garden thursday and friday. A rustbowl fantasy 1988, 80 min tonys first feature, which established him as an innovator of the exploded documentary, lightning over braddock chronicles the decline of braddock, pa, which once flourished as pittsburghs shopping center.

Tony bubas first feature film, lightning over braddock chronicles the decline of braddock, pa, which once flourished as pittsburghs shopping center. A rustbowl fantasy is as eccentric a picture of america as has emerged in the last two decades. Lightning over braddock is as eccentric a picture of america as has emerged in the last two decades. Director tony buba returns to braddock, pennsylvania in this documentary of a dying steelmill town.

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