Guerilla filmmakers Matt Marsh and Sam Rowland shot Choose Not To Fall on borrowed cameras due to the expense of broadcast quality kit. Their mini documentary was shot in one day then edited in two.
Twilight of the Hobo is a documentary short film based on an article written by Joseph Woby for The Sunday Times Magazine.
Due to the difficulties associated with riding the rails for the first time I figured it was a little unrealistic to hop aboard with both video camera and sound equipment
The footage of hobos catching out in Twilight of the Hobo comes from a variety of sources to be credited in due course. Right now, it’s time to meet the riders.
Hobocore describes a person who chooses to ride freight trains, squat, travel and stay politically minded, while making sure to drink every day.
Before traveling to Iowa for the Hobo convention, I travelled to Seattle and spent some time at different locations with former railroad policeman Dean O’Shea.