The Oscar-nominated film about an oil boom told through unexpected eyes

The Academy Awards are this Sunday, and one of the films nominated is a documentary short about the oil boom in North Dakota as seen through the eyes of three children and an immigrant mother. I interviewed the director J. Christian Jensen about ‘White Earth’ and what it might mean for other communities impacted by the fossil fuel industry.


By Geof Wilson (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)