Get On The Bus

Synopsis
‘Get on the Bus’ is a road movie about a long bus journey from New York City to the upstate New York prisons. On this bus there are mothers, wives, sisters and daughters on their way to their loved ones. ‘Get on the Bus’ is a documentary about ordinary women with extraordinary stories about the ‘imprisoned’ community. 

Production Status
In development

Credits
Director – Nirit Peled
Writer – Nirit Peled
Producer – Katja Draaijer (Baldr Film)
Co-producer – Eurydice Gysel (Czar Film & Tv)
Cinematographer – Aafke Beernink
Editor – Saskia Kievits

Funding
Netherlands Film Fund (NFF), Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

Sales & Distribution
Cinema Delicatessen (Benelux) & Dalton Distribution 

Bio Director
Nirit Peled is a filmmaker from Israel, living in the Netherlands. She makes documentaries for VPRO ‘Tegenlicht’ and teaches at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. A selection from her work: ‘Matchmakers in Migratie’ (VS, Nederland, 2019), ‘Beste Reizigers’ (VS, Nederland, 2019), ‘A Temporary Contact’ (with Sara Kolster, VS, Nederlands, 2018), ‘Rico & Indy’ (Kids & Docs, Nederland, 2018), ‘Radical in Birmingham’ (Birmingham, Nederland, 2017), ‘Staat van Paraatheid volgens Israel’ (Israel, Nederland, 2017), ‘Black Lives Matter’ (VS, Nederland, 2016).