Meet the men and women who make their living cleaning our shoes. From New York to Tokyo and beyond, Shiners travels the world to give you an insider’s view of this overlooked profession. People around the world have turned to shoe shining to provide for themselves and their families. These are their stories. Enter their universe. You'll never look at a shoe shiner the same way again!
From class relations, to the impact of our disposable consumer culture, to more personal questions, such as the importance of job satisfaction and how we develop connections with people in our daily lives, this simple profession touches upon a variety of issues which are of concern to us all. Shiners will surprise you, make you laugh, possibly make you cry, and it will change the way you think.
2017 Hot Docs In Competition
2017 Sarajevo Film Festival
2017 Port Townsend Interntaional Film Festival
2017 Hot Springs International Film Festival
2017 One World Film Festival
2017 Edmonton International Film Festival
2017 Durham Region Film Festival