Do you know what the American Standoff is all about? I didn’t until I caught this documentary by accident.
Here is the summary as described by the makers.
“American Standoff” follows the story of the Hammonds, an Oregon ranching family. Their 20-year fight with government agencies led to their controversial trial and conviction on an anti-terrorism charge. With never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews, the documentary tells a story as tragic and incredible as the West itself.
The film was directed and shot by Josh Turnbow and produced by Robert Dvoran.
“We’re thrilled to share the story of the Hammonds and their trying experience in Oregon,” said Turnbow. “Following this family and spending time with the locals gave us a unique look into their lives beyond the limited and bias media coverage.”
“Our team did a fantastic job capturing the heart-wrenching story of a ranching family on the wrong side of the law and the group of protesters who tried to come to their aid in ‘America Standoff,’ said Christopher Long, producer.
Producer/Director Josh Turnbow began his career as a production assistant in film, television and commercials. After excelling in many aspects of production, like coordinating, line producing and camera, he combined these talents and began exploring his own creative projects. He worked with a wide range of notable clients, including Will Smith, Guillermo Navarro and Annie Leibovitz.
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