Mining the Mother Lode

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Film Info
Director:H. Paul Moon
Year of Production:2016
Changing Cities
Climate Change
First 100 Days
Running Time:9 min.


Combining cinematic western landscapes with intimate poetry recitation, MINING THE MOTHER LODE is an agrarian dirge on wasted resources, our culture of consumption, and brokers who trade on our most precious resource: water.

Additional Information

H Paul MoonH. Paul Moon is a filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. His body of work includes documentaries, dance films, and experimental cinema, regularly featured at film festivals worldwide. He also worked as a small camera specialist for a Paramount feature film starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and as cinematographer for director Josephine Decker’s film Collective: Unconscious. His recent films include Sikta about the craftsmanship of Steinway pianos, and Quartet for the End of Time about Olivier Messiaen’s transcendent wartime composition. He has just completed a feature-length documentary about composer Samuel Barber, and is currently finishing The West.