AIFF on the Small Screen: Balloonfest

Balloonfest

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Short Documentary
6 minutes
Director: Nathan Truesdell
Year: AIFF2017
Country: USA

Cleveland attempts to overcome its nickname, “ The Mistake by the Lake” by launching 1.5 million balloons. Original news footage from the 1986 event captures both the excitement of the event and its serious, unplanned consequences.