The Recess EndsNovember 25, 2009Jon Brooks 1 Comment »
Earlier this year Austin and Brian Chu hit the road to document the effects of the country’s worst economic downturn in 70 years on communities in all 50 states.
In September, they held a screening in San Francisco for their finished film, called The Recess Ends. Admission to the screening was free. “I didn’t want people to have to buy a ticket to see a recession film,” Austin said in an interview. “It didn’t make sense to me.”