The 3rd floor gallery of the California Museum of Photography is closed for the installation of Color Shift from August 12th through August 30th, reopening on August 31st.

Sweetgrass


Directed by: Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor


105 minutes | Unrated



Screening

Friday, May 6, 2011, 7pm - 9pm



In summer 2003, shepherds took a flock of sheep one final time through the mountains of Montana. Tender and unsentimental, Sweetgrass captures the beauty and hardships of a dying way of life. 


"Leaves behind the domain of ethnography and becomes a work of art." - Dana Stevens, Slate 

"The filmmakers' motivation couldn't be clearer: They needed to capture a way of life that may soon exist only on film and in memory." - Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News

Nominated: Best Documentary, Gotham Awards, 2010