Directed by EFDLT Studio, Americart 2019 is an indie film featuring emotional stories of artists, museum curators, makers, and everyday Americans in America’s Heartland. They are talking about how Art is important in their lives, from mid-size cities to small and rural communities.
Americart 2019 has been filmed in partnership and on location in ten cities and counties across the country: Montgomery County (Maryland), City of Franklin (Tennessee), City of Wichita (Kansas), City of McPherson (Kansas), City of Pueblo (Colorado), City of Glenwood Springs (Colorado), Elko County (Nevada), Baker County (Oregon), City of Reno (Nevada), and Sonoma County (California).
“No one should be left behind. Art is something that everyone possesses. We have to find our way to express ourselves. Americart 2019 is a journey inside America’s Heartland to discover the arts and our unique relationship with it,” said EFDLT Studio, Americart 2019 Creator and Film Director
Americart 2019 opens a unique view into the role of arts & culture in every American community – and their unique reflection of our collective history, heritage, and diversity.
Americart 2019 is Presented by WhistlePig Rye Whiskey and has been produced by Legit Productions in partnership with the U.S. Cultural and Heritage Marketing Council. The original music score has been composed and performed by Bill Maier. The film is distributed by Indie Rights, the Los Angeles-based film distribution company.
Americart 2019 gives a voice to everyone to tell their personal stories and how art and culture are – and has always been – an essential and founding component of America’s cultural tapestry, from bustling cities to rural communities.
“It has been a privilege for me to produce this magnificent and so emotional film about Art in America. EFDLT Studio is an incredibly talented Director who has thoughtfully conducted interviews with the amazing individuals featured in the film, who are opening their hearts and explain in a never seen before how Art is a cornerstone of America’s society, in particular in the Heartland,” said Pierre Gervois, Americart 2019’s Executive Producer and CEO of Legit Productions.
With outstanding reviews in its first week of release, Americart 2019 has touched the heart of American viewers:
“Americart 2019 is beautiful to watch, a tribute to the landscapes, wildlife, and people who inhabit this country from coast to coast. I found myself wanting to grab a bag of art supplies and follow the movie’s path across the U.S.”
“Americart 2019 was a super hour for the soul! Considering a road trip myself! This tribute to Art in America was inspirational and inspiring, it shows the free expression of the human mind and senses. It conveys the beauty of the many faces who inhabit this country from east to west!”
“This was a very well spent hour + to see a beautifully produced film on how community and artists feel about the impact of artistic and creative placemaking in America.”
Americart 2019 can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video