Watching this today made me glad that the show lost to The Wire.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
After I saw Minding the Gap there was a panel discussion and Q&A that featured director Bing Liu. The lighting in the theater cast a shadow over Liu's face while he was listening to others speak. But when given the chance to talk, the light illuminated his face as he spoke eloquently about how human beings react to abuse and why skateboarding was such a great escape. This parallels how his movie puts its focus on other people for most…