Windfall

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Residents of a rural upstate New York town discover the dark side of wind-energy development when they look into going green.

Cast & Crew

Rosemary Nichols
Don Faller
Executive Producer
Wade Schuman
Original Music
Brian Jackson
Cinematographer
Laura Israel
Film Editor
Alex Bingham
Film Editor
Stacey Foster
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Alex Bingham
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  • The poignant, frightening and visually striking documentary "Windfall" places debate within a very human perspective.

    March 1, 2012 | Rating: 4/4
  • A full-throated attack on wind energy, this feature by Laura Israel is one of the most surprising (and depressing) eco docs I've seen in years.

    February 3, 2012 | Full Review…
  • [An] urgent, informative and artfully assembled documentary.

    February 2, 2012 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Ms. Israel's movie proves, once again, that the best nonfiction cinema possesses the same attributes as good fiction: Strong characters, conflict, story arc, visual style.

    February 2, 2012 | Full Review…
  • A veteran film editor making her first feature, Israel emphasizes the area's low-key beauty.

    February 2, 2012 | Full Review…

    Mark Jenkins

    NPR
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  • It's a microcosmic version of the political divisions - between left and right, environmentalists and free-marketers, corporations and citizens - that have virtually paralyzed our republic.

    February 2, 2012 | Full Review…

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