Minding the Gap (2018)

Welcome to Rockford, Illinois, in the heart of Rust-Belt America, home to debut filmmaker Bing Liu. With over 12 years of footage, Bing discovers connections between two of his skateboarder friends’ volatile upbringings and the complexities of modern-day masculinity. As the film unfolds, Bing captures 23-year-old Zack’s tumultuous relationship with his girlfriend deteriorate after the birth of their son and 17-year-old Keire struggling with his racial identity as he faces new responsibilities following the death of his father. While navigating a difficult relationship between his camera and his friends, Bing weaves a story of generational forgiveness while exploring the precarious gap between childhood and adulthood.

Genres: Documentary

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 17 August 2018 (USA)

Director: Bing Liu

Review Scores

9.25
  • IMDb Rating - 8
  • Metacritics - 9
  • Rotten Tomatoes - 10
  • Wants to see - 10