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Driftless: Stories from Iowa

Driftless: Stories from Iowa

Once at the center of the U.S. economy, the family farm now drifts at its edges. In Iowa, old-time farmers try to hang on to their way of life, while their young push out to find their futures elsewhere. A complex portrait of a well-loved American landscape, at a time of enormous cultural change.

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Main credits

Frazier, Danny Wilcox (film director)
Frazier, Danny Wilcox (photographer)
Maierson, Eric (film producer)

Other credits

Photography by Danny Wilcox Frazier; cinematography by Taylor Gentry; original music by Ben Schmidt.

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Distributor subjects

American Studies, U.S. History, American Midwest, Children & Youth, Farming, Family, Labor Studies, Photography, Sociology, Latino Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Economic Anthropology


Driftless, Danny Wilcox Frazier, Iowa, family farm, Midwest, Midwestern, small town, farmers, family butcher, town bar, jumpng rock, migrant labor, country butcher, cornfields, agriculture, economy, American landscape, subdivisions, photography, eric maierson, brian storm; "Driftless: Stories from Iowa"; MediaStorm