Director: Laura Israel
2010 VIEWFINDERS COMPETITION WINNER
In this revealing look at wind energy, residents of Meredith, NY are divided when companies want to build wind turbines in the traditional dairy farm community. Laura Israel makes her directorial debut after years of film editing for individualists such as Robert Frank and John Lurie. She brings a strong sense of craftsmanship, employing stop motion camera work to heighten our appreciation for the landscape and the winds of change blowing through it.