Thursday, September 22, 2011

A sneak peek at The Bus

Posted By on Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Local filmmaker Damon Ristau has put out a new teaser for his upcoming documentary on the iconic VW bus, titled The Bus, and you can watch it right here.

Ristau says the project is nearing completion, but there's no release date yet.

"I have a couple more interviews to shoot (in Germany and the U.K.), but have most everything I need to finish the film," he writes in an email. "There is a fairly large niche audience that is beating my door down to see it, so I'm motivated to wrap it up."

The project gained momentum earlier this year after a pitch session at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. That led to support from the Documentary Channel and a campaign on

Local moviegoers may recognize Ristau from his work at BSDFF, or his feature film directorial debut, The Best Bar in America. He now owns and operates Firewater Film Company.

You can track the completion of The Bus at the film's website, or at its Facebook page.

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