‘Harvest’ documentary premieres this week

Alyssa Ford, Paul Krause, Ray JacobsenRay Jacobsen, Alyssa Ford, Paul KrauseA week or so ago, local filmmaker Paul Krause, Dancing Sun Multimedia, previewed his new documentary, Harvest, for local media, including freelancer Alyssa Ford who’s doing a story on it for the Star Tribune this week. I weaseled my way into Paul’s studio in downtown Northfield for a photo and a sneak preview.

Harvest” chronicles the creation of Ray Jacobson’s sculpture of the same title. From the initial drawings to the final installation on the riverfront, the film reveals every step required to craft the three thousand pound, bronze sculpture.

Harvest sculpture on the Sesquicentennial Legacy PlazaThe premiere is this Thursday, February 25, 2010, 7:30 pm at the Northfield High School auditorium.

For more info, including two video clips of the documentary, see the Harvest web page. There’s also a two-page feature on pages 47-48 in the February 2010 Northfield Entertainment Guide.

See our other blog posts on the Harvest sculpture going back to Aug. of 2007.

Update 2/24, 6:30 am: The Strib story is in today’s South Extra section, titled One flour-y film: Northfield filmmaker Paul Krause followed a wheat-filled tale down to the Cannon River in his newest release, “Harvest.” Here’s a screenshot of the print version:

Harvest article in Strib South Extra, Feb. 24

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