The Real Dirt on Farmer John

The Real Dirt on Farmer John is a 2005 documentary film directed by Taggart Siegel about the life of Midwestern farmer John Peterson, operator of Angelic Organics. It tells the history of the eccentric farmer's family farm in rural Caledonia, Illinois.[1]

The Real Dirt on Farmer John
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Directed byTaggart Siegel
Produced byTaggart Siegel
Teri Lang
Written byJohn Peterson
Narrated byJohn Peterson
Music byMark Orton
Dirty Three
CinematographyTaggart Siegel
Edited byGreg Snider
Distributed byCAVU Pictures
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

AwardsEdit

The Real Dirt on Farmer John won 31 awards at film festivals.[2] This includes the first ever Reel Current Al Gore Award at the Nashville Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Chicago International Documentary Festival, the Grand Jury Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival and the Italian Environmental Film Festival.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Flannigan, Will (November 1, 2013). "The best movies about farmers". Farm and Dairy. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  2. ^ "The Real Dirt on Farmer John". brooklynfilmfestival.org. Retrieved 11 December 2015.

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