The Real Dirt on Farmer John

Synopsis & Film Details

“The Real Dirt on Farmer John,” opening night feature film, a moving, quirky and highly entertaining chronicle of the life and times of John Peterson, the last line of Midwest farmers, who lost his family’s homestead during the farm crisis of the 1980’s only to triumph as the leader in the contemporary organic movement. Directed by Taggart Siegel, 2005, USA 83 min.*

Animated short “Badgered”, the tale of a grumpy badger who just wants the world to let him sleep. Oscar Nominee for Best Short Animated Film. Directed by Sharon Colman, 2005, USA; 7 min.*

Part of the 2nd annual Fresno Film Festival (2006).