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Watch Depression Era-Set Short Film "Jack And The Dustbowl" (Short Shouts!)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act January 30, 2012 at 12:48PM

From Whitestone Motion Pictures, a short film titled Jack and the Dustbowl, centered around...
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Jack And The Dustbowl

From Whitestone Motion Pictures, a short film titled Jack and the Dustbowl, centered around...

Jack Spriggs, a poor dust bowl farmer from Alabama, is determined to keep his family’s land. Set during the Great Depression, record heat waves and over-farming have turned the once fertile soil into worthless dust. Refusing to become a victim of his circumstances, Jack embraces his surroundings and digs in. Jack’s tenacious spirit and ingenuity will either keep his family together or he'll lose everything trying.

Watch the 19-minute work below:

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