KELLY REICHARDT: No! I’m not miserable, but I can’t not be angry. As I’m talking to you, I’m looking at the window and can’t understand why there are six hundred thousand SUVs here in this little town. No one can even move. Why doesn’t everyone just get out and walk? Or just the fact that I’m really thirsty, but I don’t want to drink that bottled water. I just want water from the faucet. I’m not beyond enjoying anything. Waking up and having a project to work on is one of life’s great pleasures.

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Filmmaker Eliza Hittman moderated the Q&A with Reichardt and Fessenden at the IFC Premiere
of the restored RIVER OF GRASS, March 11, 2016. Photo by John Vanco

RIVER OF GRASS continues to screen at the IFC through Thursday 17 March.