Crude Independence

World Premiere

The heartland is in the process of transplanting itself, and the new heart is pumping oil. Welcome to Stanley, North Dakota, sitting atop the largest oil discovery in the history of the North American continent. Through revealing interviews and breathtaking imagery of the northern plains, Crude Independence is a rumination on the future of small town America—a tale of change at the hands of the global energy market and America’s unyielding thirst for oil.