Co-directed by Amy C. Elliott and Elizabeth Donius, World’s Largest takes a tour of small town America and the over-sized, roadside attractions hoping to draw in the tourist dollar as a replacement for dwindling local industries. I caught up with Amy and Elizabeth at SXSW to discuss these monolithic signifiers of a dying part of American life.
World’s Largest (2010)
A documentary about small towns with big things.
There have been seismic changes in a lot of the industries that these towns were built on and had sustained them. Not living in one…I didn’t really know them by watching my main street dry up.