Summer in the Country



Availability ended 1/28/2021 PDT
Feature, Documentary, USA, 2020, directorJody Belsher, rating G
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There is a summer place in Michigan that has continued to thrive for six generations. Impacted by history, anti-semitism and the oppression of Chicago's summer heat, people travel there, year after year with a common desire to be amongst friends and family. Maybe it's the beach,  the memorable sunsets, life-long friendships, dusty dirt roads and blue moon ice cream that seal their bonds. This film takes you on a heartfelt journey to the Mt. Pleasant Subdivision where you will meet the wonderful people who visit every summer in this uplifting film.

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Join us for a conversation with director Jody Belsher following the final credits. 

Jody Belsher is a documentarian, public speaker and artist. Her first film, the award-winning “The Other Side of Cannabis” explores the issues of today’s potent marijuana and its impact on youth. She produced and directed "Sobriety Road," about the difficulty of getting and staying sober. Prompted by her research for the films, Belsher earned a Master’s in Addictive Disorders and assists families struggling with addiction. A mother of three and grandmother of five, Jody and her husband John reside on the Central Coast.