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Clear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon

Clear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon

Jan 4, 2007
7 pm

Directed by Barry Scott
Rated Not Rated, 72 min.
Free Screening

Part of the Sundance Institute Film Series

In the rural Oregon logging town of Philomath, every high school graduate has their college tuition paid thanks to the generosity of local lumber baron Rex Clemens. But when a new schools Superintendent arrives from Chicago, the administrators of the scholarship become concerned over the increasingly liberal direction of the schools. The conflict between the old-time loggers and the urban immigrants escalates dramatically, and the scholarship administrators deliver an ultimatum: either the superintendent leaves, or the scholarship is withdrawn, leaving the town's children without money for college.

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