The Resource Where Have All the Children Gone?, Produced and directed by Lisa Hardmeyer Gray

Where Have All the Children Gone?, Produced and directed by Lisa Hardmeyer Gray

Label
Where Have All the Children Gone?
Title
Where Have All the Children Gone?
Statement of responsibility
Produced and directed by Lisa Hardmeyer Gray
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on North Dakota, this thoughtful documentary takes a look at the crisis facing many rural communities. What these communities are facing is the abandonment of farms, the departure of young people, closures of local schools, and failures of small businesses. This is a poignant portrait of people who love their land but are being forced out by economic circumstances beyond their control. The attachment to the land is expressed by author Kathleen Norris, who evokes the unique beauty of the prairie. The filmmaker was one of twelve children who grew up in North Dakota. Only two remain in the state. She shows the hard economic reality with which the farmers struggle as family farms no longer support a new generation. The broader implication is that an entire region of our country could become a wasteland. How can this trend be reversed? Among the possible solutions is to begin the more profitable business of processing the farm products locally rather than shipping such commodities to out of state food processing plants. We see one coop which is starting to do this. But there is no single solution to this problem which demands national attention
Awards note
American Psychiatric Association, 1998
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gray, Lisa Hardmeyer
  • Gray, Lisa Hardmeyer
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Late Twentieth Century (1975-2000)
  • Communities
  • Demographics
  • North Dakota
Target audience
adult
Label
Where Have All the Children Gone?, Produced and directed by Lisa Hardmeyer Gray
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (56 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1785166
  • (OCoLC)747798705
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1785166/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000136744
Video recording format
other
Label
Where Have All the Children Gone?, Produced and directed by Lisa Hardmeyer Gray
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (56 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1785166
  • (OCoLC)747798705
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1785166/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000136744
Video recording format
other

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