The Real Dirt On Farmer John (home-use)
- Directed by: Taggart Siegel
- Produced by: Teri Lang and Taggart Siegel
THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN is an epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer. An outcast in his community, Farmer John bravely stands amidst a failing economy, vicious rumors, and violence. By melding the traditions of family farming with the power of art and free expression, this powerful story of transformation and renewal heralds a resurrection of farming in America.
Through highly personal interviews and 50 years of beautifully textured footage, filmmaker Taggart Siegel shares Farmer Johns haunting and humorous odyssey, capturing what it means to be wildly different in a rural community.
"... outstanding documentary ..." - Los Angeles Times
"The Real Dirt on Farmer John turns into a portrait of how American family farming could blossom for a new century" - Entertainment Weekly
"Inspiring, instructive, humorous, dramatic and moving, The Real Dirt on Farmer John is something special..." - Urban Cinefile Critics