5 Art Exhibitions 2023 Rising Tide 2004, 25 mins. Michael Dwyer and Robert Todd Rye, NY-- Rising Tide recounts a local history through the voices of multiple generations while offering a captivating view into the unique workings of each person’s craft or business. The film chronicles the lives, the struggles, and the behind-the-counter activities of people who are involved in trades that are increasingly marginalized by the high cost of living, the arrival of large franchises in the community, and technological advances. Mom and Pop 2005, 50 mins. Michael Dwyer and Robert Todd This film is an extension of the themes found in Rising Tide but expanded to include five more businesses in Rye, so that a portrait of the entire town emerges.