Opens Jan 22, 2019
January 22-24 Only!
Compiling over 12 years of footage shot in his hometown of Rockford, IL, in Minding the Gap, Bing Liu searches for correlations between his skateboarder friends' turbulent upbringings and the complexities of modern-day masculinity. Liu weaves a story of generational forgiveness while exploring the precarious gap between childhood and adulthood.
"Often troubling and deeply moving, a story about the ways that generational violence and poverty affect families and cities. As a work of nonfiction, it's stunning; as a piece of storytelling, it's heartbreaking." (Alissa Wilkinson, Vox)