AMI Instructor’s Film Receives Documentary Award

“The Rise and Fall of Liberty,” a documentary from filmmaker Carol Thomson and editor Jim Haverkamp, an AMI instructor, has won the Documentary Feature/Best Overall award at the North Carolina Museum of History Longleaf Film Festival in Raleigh.

The film examines Durham’s development and shifting economy through the lens of its last tobacco auction house. The documentary explores loss and change and how a city struggles to hang onto its soul as it undergoes revitalization.

To learn more about the film, read the review in INDY Week, visit the film’s website, or view the trailer.