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Monrovia, Indiana

Directed by Frederick Wiseman
United States, 2018


Located in mid-America, Monrovia, Indiana, (population 1400), founded in 1812, is primarily a farming community. The film is about the day-to-day experiences living and working in Monrovia, with emphasis on community organizations and institutions, religion and daily life in this farming community.

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Monrovia, Indiana Directed by Frederick Wiseman
Through the eyes of America’s greatest novelist/filmmaker, this is a land of majestic natural beauty and agricultural plenty.
January 02, 2019
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In this quietly political Trump-era documentary, Wiseman offers a long, searching look at a small American town where homespun charm exists side by side with steadfast isolationism.
December 05, 2018
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Wiseman’s film humbles the rest of us to the ways in which we rely on, yet take for granted, the basic necessities and resources provided by rural America.
November 10, 2018
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