November 8, 2013

Oscar-winning documentarian James Moll turns his cameras on the lives of 21st century agrarians in his latest feature

Having chronicled everything from athletic feats to the untold stories of the Holocaust, Oscar-winning filmmaker James Moll now turns his camera toward 21st century farmers. “I make documentaries because it’s a thrill to explore new topics and meet people that I might not otherwise cross paths with,” Moll says in a statement. His latest, Farmland, pushes him into unknown waters once again, this time concentrating on the next generation of American farmers and ranchers. “While making Farmland, I found myself immersed in a community of some of the most hard-working, passionate people I’ve ever met. This film isn’t just about what it’s like to be a farmer, it’s about a way of life. It’s also about a subject that affects our lives daily.” Read More

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