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We Are Arabbers

Film by Joy Lusco Kecken, Scott Kecken
Produced by Scott Kecken and Joy Lusco Kecken
Cinematographer: Scott Kecken
Sound: G.T. Keplinger
Editing: Scott Kecken
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01 hours, 21 minutes, Color
Original format: DVCam: Sony, 2004
Distributor: The Film Foundry
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We Are Arabbers follows the horse-and-wagon produce vendors along the streets of Baltimore, Maryland as they struggle to make a living and maintain their unique culture. Once an integral part of society, hucksters, hawkers and peddlers distributed goods and services throughout the cities of America announcing their trade with a holler or song. Today, only a handful remain to share their moving stories, revealing their hidden network of back alley stables. Along this journey, we meet the old-timers, their contemporaries and customers, the Scottish ferrier, the Amish wheelwrights and the Mennonite harness-makers. The arabbers continue their heritage into the twenty-first century. Do you know who they are? Do you know their history?


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