• The Rink

    2013, HD video, feature documentary (54 min), made with Ryan Joseph – Branch Brook Park Roller Rink, located in Newark, NJ, is one of the few remaining urban rinks of its kind. This concrete structure is nestled in a public park bordered by public housing and a highway. Upon first glance, the exterior resembles a fallout shelter; however, the streamers and lights of the interior are reminiscent of 1970s roller discos. The Rink The Rink is a tribute to the dwindling affordable spaces of diversion in American cities, places where citizens can congregate, create community, and enjoy life. Learn about how you can see this film here!