American Made Movie Builds Hope for Manufacturing at Home

A scene from the film American Made Movie Photograph by Life Is My Movie/Variance via Everett Collection

In the documentary American Made Movie, which opens in select markets today, filmmakers Nathaniel Thomas McGill and Vincent Vittorio chronicle the decline of manufacturing in America. The film, however, isn’t just a tale of woe. The documentarians visit several American manufacturers that are thriving, such as New Balance shoes, which operates factories in Maine, and the appliance maker Viking Range, based in Mississippi. Bloomberg Businessweek tracked down McGill and Vittorio to learn more about the future of “Made in America.”

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