An optimistic video store owner tries to keep the experience alive in a time when digital streaming has taken over.
Miguel Gomez is fighting to keep the experience of going to video store alive against the popularity of streaming. After being raised in video stores, Miguel decided to open his Philadelphia shop Viva Video in 2012. Along with his wife and son, Miguel keeps a local community thriving while finding ways to keep his store financially sustainable. As the Viva Video family grows, we’re left uncertain how long it will last.
Premiering at Hot Docs 2019