The Overnighters is feature documentary directed by Jesse Moss.

The film premiered in the US Documentary Competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. It was awarded the Special Jury Prize for Intuitive Filmmaking.

Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them.

The film will be released theatrically by Drafthouse Films in Fall 2014.

Official Selection:
Sundance (Winner: Special Jury Prize), True/False (Closing Night Film), Miami (Winner: Grand Jury Prize), Full Frame (Winner: Inspiration Award), Tribeca, Hot Docs, San Francisco, Boston,
Minneapolis, Dallas, Wisconsin

"riveting...superior documentary filmmaking"
The Hollywood Reporter

"powerful... indelible snapshot of a despairing moment in American history"

" devastating... one of the most remarkable examples of layered non-fiction storytelling
to come along in some time"

"It will leave you stunned...starkly bleak and devastatingly humane,
and an indelible American documentary"
The Playlist

"remarkable... magnificent"
Filmmaker Magazine

"fascinating... a standout documentary at Sundance 2014"
Movie City News

The Overnighters
Produced, Directed and Photographed by Jesse Moss
Produced by Amanda McBaine
Edited by Jeff Gilbert
Original Music by T. Griffin.

A Mile End Films Production in association with Al Di La Films and Impact Partners. The film was supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and the Catapult Film Fund.

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Theatrical Booking & Press Enquiries:
Drafthouse Films
Sumyi Kong Antonson

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