West Main Street
West Main Street is an award-winning feature documentary focusing on the Charlottesville, Virginia residents whose lives and work revolved around the West Main Street community. Through their memories and stories, the film presents a picture of the 20th Century of this Main Street community.
Through the residents’ personal and often humorous memories and the use of archival photographs, West Main Street gradually weaves together the community’s past and present. The inhabitants of West Main Street discover, often to their surprise, how their lives are linked to the fate of the road that physically connects them.
Made with Reid Oechslin.