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The Overnighters

The Overnighters
  • 2014
  • US
  • 90 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jesse Moss

Documentary about the small town of Williston, North Dakota, and how local pastor Jay Reinke opened up his church to the wave of workers who were attracted to the area by the oil fracking boom. A raw, honest and brutally relevant picture of environmental change, the decline of community and the fallacy of the American dream.

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The Overnighters

27 Oct 20144 stars

Jesse Moss's oil fracking documentary exposes the myth of the American dream

In the small town of Williston, North Dakota oil fracking has brought big changes, not just to the environment (the once desolate prairies are now dotted with heavy machinery), but also to the local community. The lure of opportunity sees thousands of…

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