ROCK SOLID: The Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium, “the art event of the year” (Bob Keyes, Portland Press Herald) was founded by the film’s protagonist, sculptor Jesse Salisbury, a charismatic son of a fisherman who grew up with a love for rock. The film portrays seven renowned sculptors from the US, Poland, Sweden, Germany and Japan as they gather for six weeks on the rocky coast of Maine creating seven monumental works of public art. The sculptors are each sponsored by seven communities who watch in awe as they drill away on the local granite and basalt. We witness Jesse first encounter these “rock stars” and follow them as they share their love of art and learn about the communities they find themselves in. Through the drama of installing these great sculptures we learn most about the spirit and the joy of creating art and community.