CANCELLED: Farmsteaders Showing - West Point, Neb.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Sorry, this event has been cancelled. Stay tuned for future events. Farmsteaders is a documentary which follows a rural family in the attempt to resurrect their family dairy farm. 

When: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: West Point Community Theater, 237 N. Main St., West Point, Nebraska 68788

A 30-minute discussion will follow the viewing of Farmsteaders. Participants are invited to voice perceptions of the film and relate it back to our own community experience here in rural America.

This event is to create public awareness of the realities and challenges of young farm families of this generation, with a facilitated discussion about the film, and applying the topics to a learning circle with beginning farmers and seasoned landowners after the film.

This is a free event.

Contact Justin Carter at justinc@cfra.org or 402.687.2100 ext. 1018.

Hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs and West Point Community Theater.
 

From POV (Point of View):

Clear-eyed and intimate, Farmsteaders follows Nick Nolan and his young family on a journey to resurrect his late grandfather’s dairy farm as agriculture moves toward large-scale farming. A study of place and  persistence, Farmsteaders points an honest and tender lens at everyday life in rural America, offering an unexpected voice for a forsaken people: those who grow the food that sustains us.

POV (a cinema term for “point of view”) is television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14 to 16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 500 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.