James Boo

James Boo is a New York-based documentary filmmaker focused on the mythologies, realities, and legacies of ownership.

Stories By James Boo

The Bocce Boys of Corona

In a rapidly changing corner of Queens, young Latinos and aging Italians come together for epic showdowns on the bocce court.


Karaoke Kills In Brooklyn

In one rowdy Park Slope basement, every visitor is a rock star.

Live and Let Dine

In the basement of a former Catholic church in the Bronx, a Buddhist monk uses radish broth and tofu to tip the scales toward karma.