Join Prof. Mark Street for the NYC Premiere of Oiltowns on Tuesday, May 9 at 9pm at Cinema Village as part of the Worker’s Unite Film Festival where it will screen with the film The Coal Minority.
Oiltowns (41 minutes, 2017)
Tuesday, May 9 at 9pm
22 East 12th Street
Tickets available here for $8-10 or can be purchased at the door
About the Film:
In 2011, I started hearing about the oilfields of North Dakota; a place where itinerant workers lived in mancamps, local residents were being priced out of their homes and oil flares lit up the sky.
I went there to film over the course of four years, and then created an impressionistic portrait of this place by interviewing workers, long time residents, and a Native American who talks about the environmental impact. I also recorded the astounding and awful intrusions of oil machinery on the landscape. Here is the trailer: