The Gates

Montana Premiere

Christo and Jeanne-Claude have completed many controversial projects around the world, yet remain fixated on this one installation for New York City. But their proposals are met with hesitation from local residents, and the process of securing approval from the respective government is an arduous one. But opposition only enriches their artistic process. Footage begins more than 20 years ago, culminating in this rare look at artists who fight to accomplish their vision—on a grand scale.