The Art of the Shine Meet the men and women who make their living cleaning our shoes. From the brash street shiners of New York City, to the masked shoe shine boys of La Paz, The Art of the Shine travels the world to give you an insider's view of this overlooked profession.
The Art of the Shine introduces you to the people who do this job and allows you to see the world through their eyes. Discover that despite being literally and figuratively 'looked down upon' by society, shoe shiners universally take great pride in their work. They like the freedom that comes with being their own bosses and enjoy interacting with customers who always walk away happy. People around the world have turned to shoe shining to provide for themselves and their families. These are their stories. Step into their world. You'll never look at a shoe shiner the same way again!
Producer: Sergeo Kirby, Stacey Tenenbaum
Production Company: Production of H2L Productions & documentary Channel Canada
Production Year: 2017
Copyright Year: 2017
Director: Stacey Tenenbaum
Talent: Don Ward, Kevin Tuohy
Writers: Stacey Tenenbaum
Subtitle Language: English (SDH)
Language track: English
Audio Format: 5.1 Surround
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen