Sweetgrass


Directed by: Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor


105 minutes | Unrated



Screening

Friday, May 6, 2011, 7pm - 9pm



In summer 2003, shepherds took a flock of sheep one final time through the mountains of Montana. Tender and unsentimental, Sweetgrass captures the beauty and hardships of a dying way of life. 


"Leaves behind the domain of ethnography and becomes a work of art." - Dana Stevens, Slate 

"The filmmakers' motivation couldn't be clearer: They needed to capture a way of life that may soon exist only on film and in memory." - Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News

Nominated: Best Documentary, Gotham Awards, 2010