Monrovia, Indiana. 2018. USA. Directed by Frederick Wiseman. 143 min.
Frederick Wiseman, who has previously filmed polyglot immigrant neighborhoods (Jackson Heights, Queens), ski resorts (Aspen), and fishing villages (Belfast, Maine), reflects in Monrovia, Indiana on the contemporary state of America’s heartland, and on the fragile resilience of generations-old community traditions of farming, high school basketball, church, and Freemasonry. Courtesy of Zipporah Films