GOD'S COUNTRY
 

7:00 PM WED, OCT. 19 | THE ELLEN THEATRE

With Director Julian Higgins | Filmed in Livingston, Bozeman, and Dillon

A black former police officer turned professor in a rural college town is drawn into an escalating battle of wills that puts her most deeply held values to the test in this gripping modern day Western. Starring Thandiwe Newton,  Jefferson White, Tanaya Beatty, Joris Jarsky, and Jeremy Bobb. 104 min. 90% Rotten Tomatoes.

"A slow-burn thriller about isolation and fighting back against a cold, unforgiving world, God's Country grips you the minute it starts and never lets go until the credits roll." The Film Experience

Director Julian Higgins is winner of dozens of film awards including the Grand Prize in Ron Howard’s PROJECT IMAGINATION. In 2015, his short film "Winter Light" was short-listed for an Academy Award. Higgins' first feature, God's Country is based on the short story "Winter Light" by acclaimed author James Lee Burke.