The film

An intimate snapshot of the people involved in North Dakota's historic Bakken oil boom, telling a story of rural industrialization and distress that exposes the intricacies of a conflict between the interests of big businesses and the communities and activists that call for the protection of the environmental health of the region.

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The Festivals

The Bakken premiered at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival and received A Best of Fest designation.  The Bakken also screened at the Duluth Superior Film Festival where it won the Grand Jury prize.