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The American Sector
The American Sector
152 Ratings


The American Sector takes viewers on a fractured road trip, encountering panels of The Berlin Wall that have been installed as public monuments throughout the United States. Visiting over forty sites, the film weaves together the stories people tell about these imported monoliths,

Our take

Road movie meets political action in this shrewd essay film from Courtney Stephens and Pacho Velez (Manakamana). Using street-level interviews to probe the metaphorical implications of a historical icon shorn of its context, this gripping 16mm feature is a compulsively entertaining watch.