Fun City is a portrait of Demolition Derby and Speedway culture in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Directed by Josiah Watson, Fun City came to life from observing the unconventionally balletic nature of cars colliding.
Jake Munro‘s exquisite cinematography is beautifully juxtaposed with John Barry’s namesake track, originally featured in the movie Midnight Cowboy.
“[the track] influenced the way we shot the film. We actively listened to it as we shot and let the music guide us as we lensed these warm summer nights at the speedways. I’m grateful to have stretched a new muscle by allowing room to improvise and respond. I hope you enjoy!”