“We’re living in a mobile home in the middle of a dirt field in North Dakota.”

Take 10 minutes and watch this beautiful black-and-white short documentary about the North Dakota oil boom:

Sweet Crude Man Camp from Little Brown Mushroom on Vimeo.

Bona fide North Dakotan Abe Sauer recommended it to me, saying it is probably the best thing he has seen on the subject, and I agree. I feel like the images and the voices gave me a better understanding of what is going on 800 miles west of here than anything else I’ve seen.

About Robert Mentzer

I am the opinion editor at Daily Herald Media.
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