7.26.18 Extremely excited to share that Farewell Ferris Wheel has been nominated for an Emmy Award and an Imagen Award for best documentary!
Many thanks to ITVS, Latino Public Broadcasting, America ReFramed, Firelight Media, The Jerome Foundation, Film Independent, and Tribeca Film Institute for your support in making this film happen. We couldn’t be more proud to share this nomination with you!
Finally, many congrats to the other nominees as well! Their films are some of our favorite films of the year!
4.1.18 We are happy to announce that Farewell Ferris Wheel is officially OUT NOW on NETFLIX!
3.2.18 We are extremely excited to announce that Farewell Ferris Wheel will start streaming on NETFLIX starting April 1st!
We’re thrilled to announce that Farewell Ferris Wheel will have its NATIONAL BROADCAST on October 10th at 8pm ET / 7pm CT / 9pm PT on America ReFramed!! Check local listings for the PBS / World Channel station in your area. More information about the program can be found on the America ReFramed Page here
We are extremely happy to announce that we won The People's Voice Award at The 2017 Fist Up Film Festival in Oakland, CA. Thank you for this incredible award!
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, Atlanta 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