Happy 2017! We are excited to announce that Farewell Ferris Wheel will be playing at the The Big Sky Film Feastival, The Salem Film Festival, The San Diego Latino Film Festival and The Cinefestival in San Antonio.
7.12.16 The Hollywood Reporter film review. “It’s refreshing to see a documentary that is more in the old-style Flaherty tradition.” "A well-made look at the human side of carnivals.”
6.22.16 BYT Interview with Jamie Sisley & Miguel "M.i.G." Martinez
6.21.16 The AFI DOCS Interview with Jamie Sisley & Miguel "M.i.G." Martinez
5.9.16 FFW: We are thrilled to announce that Farewell Ferris Wheel will make its world premiere in front of a hometown crowd at AFI Docs in Washington D.C. this June! We have a MASSIVE thank you list of friends, family, organizations, and collaborators who helped us make this film. For now, we want to thank ITVS - Independent Television Service, Latino Public Broadcasting, Firelight Media, and AFI Docs for all you have done for this project. We’re so proud to get the film out in the world for people to see soon!
- Jamie and Miguel.
1.8.16 The Washington Post: Seasonal labor helps sustain a struggling American tradition
12.23.15 Reuters: The Long Ride
9.1.15 The New York Times: Union Accused of Betraying Migrant Carnival Workers