“In this propaganda age, when some media outlets superimpose their own ideologies on stories… This thoughtful film is a welcome antidote.”
“The film is visually glorious.” – The Hollywood Reporter
“Powerful and enlightening.” – The Washington Times
*Funding provided by ITVS, Latino Public Broadcasting, Firelight and The Jerome Foundation
*Selected for the Firelight Producer’s Lab
*Selected as one of ten films for the Film Independent Documentary Lab
*Winner of the Tribeca Film Institute Creative Promise Award
Farewell Ferris Wheel spends six years exploring the the H-2B seasonal work visa through the lens of the American Carnival and a Mexican town that provides one third of the carnival’s labor.