The BLVD

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Year
1999
Country
  • United States
Duration
63min
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An experimental documentary about the street drag racing scene on Chicago’s Near West Side.

This is a rambling, textured film about obsession. It is about the mythos of speed for its own sake, and it is about waiting. While waiting, The BLVD exposes community, inner-city landscapes and nomadic experiences of place. The film treats storytelling as a living medium for determining history. And it commands respect for those who transform cars, or anything else, through passion.

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