Documentary, dir. by D.W. Young
U.S., 2020, 99 min
The Booksellers takes viewers inside the fascinating world of Antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. Both a loving celebration of book culture and a serious exploration of the future of books, the film also examines technology’s impact on the trade, the importance of books as physical objects, the decline of used and rare bookstores, and the relentless hunt for the next great find. Narrated by Parker Posey, the film features interviews with Fran Lebowitz, Susan Orlean, Kevin Young and more. To see the full roster of films, please go here.
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