Filmmaker’s Statement

There is no small town America anymore.  It has been distilled into a myth; a marketing strategy; a politician’s rallying cry; a play land of large-scale consumption called County State USA.

County State USA is people struggling under the weight of that myth, still trying to live a pastoral life in a cynical, relativistic world.  It is 14 films built around characters as they are tested by the very place they will, for better or worse, always call home sweet home.  Sweet Corn is episode one…