Betting the Farm USA, 2012, 85 minutes Directors: Jason Mann & Cecily Pingree
Betting The Farm is the story of a group of Maine dairy farmers who, dropped by their national milk company, are suddenly confronted with the real possibility of losing their farms. Banding together, the farmers launch their own milk company, Maine's Own Organic Milk. Farmers struggle to make ends meet as they get the company off the ground. Can the farmers hang together long enough for the gamble to pay off? Or will they be left worse off than before?
Preceded by Udderly Direct USA, 2012, 7 minutes Director: Randy Hall A California family dairy owner that produces raw milk struggles with state regulators over real or perceived health hazards of their dairy products.
Searcy County USA, 2012, 6 minutes Director: Noam Osband This short film depicts the little-known and unusual world of the Searcy County Livestock Auction in Marshall, Arkansas.
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