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Sweet Land

Introduced by director Ali Selim

Part of Location: MN

In this intrepid love story inspired by the Minnesota writer Will Weaver’s short story, the arrival of a German mail-order bride in 1920s rural Minnesota sparks anti-immigrant sentiment. “Mr. Selim lovingly presents the land [near Montevideo and Dawson] in scene after scene of glorious 35 millimeter images, until the endless wheat fields and magnificent skyline seem reason enough to endure” (New York Times). Winner of Best First Feature, Independent Spirit Awards. 2005, 35mm, 110 minutes.

Funding

Location: MN is sponsored by Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.