PÖFF: Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel

PÖFF: Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel

Genre

Documentary

Director

Amélie van Elmbt, Maya Duverdier

Run time

1h 20min

"Caught between fear and frenzy, after eight years of construction and living with scaffolding and constant building, some 51 residents of the legendary Chelsea Hotel prepare for imminent upheaval as others protest or hole up in their rooms. Against this chaotic backdrop, the film explores the utopian origins that contributed to the Chelsea’s mythical stature and questions the challenges it confronts in the future, as its residents, sold to capitalism, and walls themselves face a turning point in their common history. "

Genre

Documentary

Director

Amélie van Elmbt, Maya Duverdier

Run time

1h 20min

"Caught between fear and frenzy, after eight years of construction and living with scaffolding and constant building, some 51 residents of the legendary Chelsea Hotel prepare for imminent upheaval as others protest or hole up in their rooms. Against this chaotic backdrop, the film explores the utopian origins that contributed to the Chelsea’s mythical stature and questions the challenges it confronts in the future, as its residents, sold to capitalism, and walls themselves face a turning point in their common history. "

Info

Production year

2022

Local distributor

PÖFF

In Cinemas

11/11/2022