THE AMERICAN SECTOR
Berlinale 2020, BERLINALE SPECIAL
The feature-length film of Courtney Stephens and Pacho Velez will celebrate its World Premiere at the section Berlinale Special of this year’s Berlin International Film Festival and is nominated for the overall sectionsBerlinale Documentary Award.
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, capturing how artifacts bond the past and the present.