USA / 2020 / 272'
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Exploring the government of Boston, Massachusetts.
City Hall is a 2020 American documentary film directed, and co-produced by Frederick Wiseman. It's a look at Boston's city government, covering racial justice, housing, climate action, and more. The film had its world premiere at the 77th Venice International Film Festival on September 8, 2020.
Frederick Wiseman is an American filmmaker, documentarian, and theater director. His work is "devoted primarily to exploring American institutions". He has been called one of the most important and original filmmakers working today. He has received the Golden Lion Life Achievement Award at the 71st Venice International Film Festival in 2014 and an Honorary Oscar for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema in 2016.
America would be a better place if everyone watched Wiseman's 4.5-hour epic – Eric Kohn, IndieWire