UnLonely Film Festival 5

Burning Van

Rubber Tramp Rendezvous, a festival for the nomadic working elderly, provides a stark look into a future where financial instability has rendered the concept of comfortable retirement a cruel dream.

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Watch this video to explore the film’s meaning and major themes a bit more. Talking with others about a shared arts experience can enrich our perspectives. Share your thoughts in the comment section, below!

Meet the Filmmakers

What is their why?

“We made this film to highlight the financial insecurity in this country, the ways that people cope with it, and how financial insecurity can breed loneliness and isolation.”

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Casey Freidman is a filmmaker and artist based in Brooklyn. He was the 2019 Emerging Artist Fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center.

Alex Sammon is a Staff Writer at The American Prospect. He is based in Brooklyn

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What has helped you persevere even when times are tough? Can you think of a time where you found community and connection in an unexpected way?

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