ON THE LINE

TRAVERSE THE RAILWAYS OF THE WORLD IN OUR LATEST SEASON

Filmed over three years on China’s railways, The Iron Ministry traces the vast interiors of a country on the move: flesh and metal, clangs and squeals, light and dark, language and gesture. Scores of rail journeys come together into one, capturing the thrills and anxieties of social and technological transformation.  

On The Line: IN TRANSIT

Dir:  Albert Maysles & Lynn True & David Usui & Nelson Walker & Benjamin Wu

In Transit journeys into the hearts and minds of everyday passengers aboard Amtrak's Empire Builder, the busiest long-distance train route in America.