The classic American dramatic feature film, NORTHERN LIGHTS, winner of the 1979 Camera d’Or at Cannes, has been re-released in 2013 by Cinema Conservancy, NYC. After a successful September run at the Film Forum in New York City, it plays in the Bay Area on Nov. 7, 7:00 PM at the Pacific Film Archives in Berkeley and Nov. 10, 7:00 PM at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael. The gripping story of 1916 North Dakota farmers fighting the banks, the railroads and the grain trade, it was produced in North Dakota in 1979 by Cine Manifest, then a San Francisco film collective. Directed by Rob Nilsson and John Hanson. Nilsson will be present at both screenings.
Pacific Film Archives
2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA
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Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center
1118 4th. St., San Rafael CA
Phone: (415) 454-1222