Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel

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Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel

Runtime: 80 Minutes | Rating: Not Rated
Directors: Amélie van Elmbt &, Maya Duverdier
Genres: Documentary, New York City, Aging
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures


The legendary Chelsea Hotel, an icon of '60s counterculture and a haven for famous artists and intellectuals, has recently reopened after extensive renovations. Dozens of long-term residents have lived amidst the scaffolding and constant construction for close to a decade. Against this chaotic backdrop, DREAMING WALLS takes us through the hotel's storied halls, exploring its living body and the bohemian origins that contributed to its mythic stature.

"An enigmatic documentary that artfully honors the Chelsea Hotel's legacy." -Greg Wetherall, Little White Lies