The Overnighters Mercury Cinema Adelaide

Dir. Jesse Moss | US | 2014 | 102mins
SAT 21 FEB, 630PM | MON 23 FEB, 830PM
Followed by Q&A on Mon Wed 23 Feb

A documentary The Overnighters, set in Willison, North Dakota, where the natural-gas industry is booming, the population is growing so quickly that housing is in critically short supply. Pastor Jay Reinke offers newcomers the chance to sleep in his church, setting off a controversy with the town and his congregation. Director Jesse Moss gains intimate access to events as they unfold. The films accolades include winning Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize.