The Tradesmen: Making an Art of Work

Jensen Plumbing Service Owner, Christoper Jensen, has been featured in a new documentary filmed by Baltimore native, Richard Yeagley.

The Tradesmen: Making an Art of Work is an exploratory social documentary. It engages the viewer as they watch the vocational lives of several tradesmen and will discuss the issues encompassing the trades in contemporary America. The documentary is a real and unflinching look at the lives and work of the modern tradesman and is an exposition into the socioeconomic topics relating to the modern blue-collar craftsman.

The documentary examines the work, idiosyncrasies, and personal convictions of a multitude of working professionals, including two plumbers, a stone/brick mason, and several carpenters. Interspersed with the capturing of the documented tradesmen, will be interviews with academic subjects on issues pertaining to the socioeconomic, intellectual, and philosophical aspects underlying many aspects related to modern trade work. The hybrid presentation includes a balance of academic analysis as well as observational and direct documentation.

For more information on the film please visit The Tradesmen Documentary. Check out screen shots from the film below featuring Christopher Jensen. • June 13, 2011