Live Chat with Director Meghan Eckman

Posted on October 20, 2010
Independent Lens kicked off its ninth season last night with the broadcast premiere of The Parking Lot Movie! The documentary, by first-time director Meghan Eckman, explores the rarefied world of one small parking lot in a college town, and the asphalt philosophers who work there.  Love’em or laugh at ‘em these overeducated attendants find a way to over think everything from license plates to the plight of the service sector worker. Wherever your feelings lie, remember: It’s not just a parking lot. It’s a battle with humanity. As a special treat for BTB guests and all our Independent Lens fans, we’re delighted to bring you a live chat with director Meghan Eckman. The conversation will start below at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET. If you missed The Parking Lot Movie Tuesday night or want to watch again — the film is available for download on iTunes as a part of our PBS Indies collection. Big thanks to Meghan for joining us the day after her film premiere on PBS. Now, get your questions ready and enjoy the first of many live chats we plan to host on BTB. ***Cover It Live is a free web-based conferencing tool and a private company. Any advertisements and comments posted on the site are unrelated to ITVS. Watch this music video from Meghan Eckman's The Parking Lot Movie... Tune in next Tuesday, October 26 at 10 PM (check local listings) to watch the real Mad Men (and women!) in the documentary Art & Copy.


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