Monrovia, Indiana

Premiered May, 2019

Monrovia, Indiana is a film by documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman.

Located in mid-America, Monrovia, Indiana, (population 1,063) is primarily a farming community. Frederick Wiseman’s documentary film explores the day-to-day experiences living and working in Monrovia, with emphasis on community organizations and institutions, religion and daily life in this farming community.

MONROVIA, INDIANA - is a production of Civic Film, LLC in association with WGBH, Atacama Productions, and Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting …

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Excerpt from an interview in which director Frederick Wiseman discusses making his film MONROVIA, INDIANA:

"I always have 6-7 ideas for potential films floating around in my head. I mentioned to a friend of mine that I wanted to make a movie about a small town in the Midwest, and she told me she had a friend who worked at the University of Indiana Law School whose family lived in the same small town for six generations. The law professor said he would introduce me to his cousin, who...

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