Love Letter To Leader


Love Letter To Leader is a full-length video documentary that explores the lives of successive generations of extended families tracing their roots to the mid-nineteenth century in and around the town of Leader, Minnesota. Located on the edge of the lakes country of northern Minnesota the town once a thriving center of activity for local farmers. The narrative, combining contemporary footage with historical still photographs, quietly but dramatically mines the interwoven histories and circumstances surrounding the lives of family and community members with diverse perspectives, motives and experiences who are nonetheless committed to living and working in this struggling community.