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Friday, Sep 17, 2021 12:00 AM
Art Cullen and his family and colleagues at Iowa's Storm Lake Times, fight-at the local level-for the survival of their biweekly small-town newspaper.
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"A vital celebration of the role of community-based news gathering at a time when media revenues are way down and the credibility of the press has taken a hammering across much of the country." —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

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Dark clouds hang over the cornfields of Storm Lake, Iowa, which has seen its fair share of change in the 40 years since Big Agriculture came to town. Farmers blow their life savings on new equipment they hope will keep their livelihoods intact. Migrant workers flock here—welcome and not—for their slice of the American Dream. The people of Storm Lake confront a changing community as global forces threaten their precarious existence. Enter: 63-year-old Pulitzer-prize winner Art Cullen and his family-run newspaper, The Storm Lake Times. Day-in and day-out, the Cullens deliver local news and biting editorials on a shoestring budget for their 3,000 readers. Come hell or pandemic, they’ll fight to preserve this town they call home. There’s simply too much at stake.

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Dialogue:Art Cullen and Director Beth Levison in person!
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Series:Coming Soon
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Rating:Not Rated
Director:Beth Levison
Jerry Risius
Year Released:2021
Production Country:USA