A winter portrait of an American oil boom through a child’s eyes.
A lonely boy in the middle of a cruel North Dakota winter muses about the oil boom that has drawn his father and thousands of others to America’s Northern Plains in search of work. SOLITARY PLAINS is a stand-alone vignette from the 20-minute film, WHITE EARTH.
NOMINEE, DAVID L. WOLPER STUDENT DOCUMENTARY AWARD, INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION (IDA)
April 24-May 4, 2014
Hot Docs, CANADA
July 4-12, 2014
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, CZECH REPUBLIC