schedule

Northern Lights

  • In Person
featuring

Robert Behling, Susan Lynch, Joe Spano, Marianne Astrom-De Fina,

Northern Lights is Cine Manifest’s goal of creating politically charged features made manifest, a stunning, gritty recreation of Midwestern agrarian life circa 1915, a sort of prequel to The Grapes of Wrath. Both Midwesterners themselves, directors Hanson and Nilsson root out the origins of the Nonpartisan League, a short-lived grassroots political movement that organized against corporate takeovers. North Dakotan farmers seed a cast of restrained professionals who rustically depict the wintry harshness of living with the land.

Steve Seid
FILM DETAILS 
Screenwriter
  • John Hanson
  • Rob Nilsson
Cinematographer
  • Judy Irola
Print Info
  • B&W
  • 35mm
  • 93 mins
Source
  • Cinema Conservancy