director, editor, producer
Tracing the path of water from farm fields to a fishing town on Lake Erie, where fertilizer runoff impacts local economies, “Downstream” follows a corn-belt farmer, Jeff, as he works to keep fertilizers where they help crops grow: out of water and in the soil.
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directed and produced by Ellen Askey
executively produced by The STAGE Lab and the Metcalf Foundation
co-produced by Atman Mehta, Nancy Kawalek, Sunanda Prabhu-Gaunkar, Roell Schmidt
principal cinematography by Atman Mehta and Ellen Askey
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