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Northern Lights

Directed by John Hanson, Rob Nilsson

One of the landmarks of American independent film, NORTHERN LIGHTS won the Caméra d’Or (best-directed first feature) at the Cannes

The Prairie Trilogy

Directed by John Hanson, Rob Nilsson

In the late 1970s, Rob Nilsson (Northern Lights) and John Hanson visited North Dakota for a series of interviews with