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Northern Lights

United States | 1978 | John Hanson, Rob Nilsson

Northern Lights

Winner of the Camera d'Or for best first film at the 1978 Cannes Film Festival, this landmark American independent film—shot in b&w in bitterly cold, wintry North Dakota—chronicles the efforts of Great Plains farmers to organize the populist Nonpartisan League in the early 1900s. "Extraordinary filmmaking." -Time Out Film Guide.

Cleveland revival premiere. 93 min. An Artists Public Domain/Cinema Conservancy Release.

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11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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