Site-Specific Documentary
Apollonia MorrillJohn Lightfoot

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A RARE AND DESOLATE BEAUTY

For years people have come to Butte, Montana and written about the city from the outsider's perspective. This film, made between 1997 and 2002, is a continuation of that tradition.

Directed & Filmed by John Lightfoot
23 minutes | 16mm | 2002


SPECIAL FEATURES

Film & Photography
Uptown Butte | film excerpt
  Pekin Noodle Parlor | film excerpt
  Photographs by Site-Specific Documentary, 1997 - 2006
Metals Bank Building Photographs by Apollonia Morrill
Field Recordings
Berkeley Pit, the M&M Bar, Butte kids, bingo at the Knights of Columbus, Easter Sunday, the Yank, and more.
Facts, Figures & Miscellanea
Mines in Butte
Bars in Butte
Butte on film
Bibliography

 

FIELD RECORDINGS
Butte, Montana 2000-2003

  Berkeley Pit Mine Recording
  M&M Bar - lunch counter
  Bingo, Knights of Columbus, 11/24/01
  St. Patrick's Church, Easter, 3/31/02
  Main Street Party Palace, karaoke: Love Me Do
  Butte kids
  Trolley Tour
  Parade, 7/4/02
  Fireworks. 7/4/02
  The Yank and Mark Ross

John Lightfoot, Apollonia Morrill, Site Specific DocumentaryLatitude: 46.012798 / Longitude: -112.535577