New York City Documentary: Award Winning Film 'BOOKWARS' Sidewalk Literati! (Vintage 1990s New York)

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What the critics say about 'BOOKWARS', a contemporary classic indie urban #documentary from Camerado Media & filmmaker Jason Rosette: 'SUPERB' - NY Film Critics Circle * 'HILARIOUS' - The New Yorker * 'UTTERLY COMPELLING' - Jacksonville Film Journal | 'TERRIFIC' - LA Times | WINNER Best Documentary, New York Underground Film Festival | IFP Gotham Award Nominee | ** A First Person Hybrid Documentary-Narrative that pioneered a whole new style and approach to filmmaking ** In the tradition of Kerouac, Burroughs, Corso, Whitman, Ferlinghetti, and Others!

SYNOPSIS 'BookWars' (aka 'Book Wars') is: the gritty world of #NewYorkcity booksellers told in a remarkable movie made in New York that chronicles the lives and loves of street and sidewalk booksellers and their unique perspectives on life...see Mayor Giuliani's Quality of Life campaign and the NYPD try to shut them down!

*** Listen to a behind the scenes Audibook, the 'Making of 'BookWars' at:

*** Watch Complete Film Here:

*** Read an ebook about the making of 'BookWars' (behind the scenes) @ | More info @

*** Hear original narration used in the development of the final film @

As seen on: Arte/ZDF; SVT; NHK; MetroChannels; PBS; Bravo; IndiePop; and festivals and art house theaters around the world! This New York underground counterculture movie, 'BookWars', is now available at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York City, Circulating Films Collection

With soundtrack by jazz legends Jack McDuff and Willis Jackson, BOOKWARS is an homage to the Beat sensibility made famous by Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Robert Frank, and others from the Beat generation.

A Flick by Jason Rosette ( of Camerado Movies and Media (



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