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Augustin Ganley

Augustin Ganley is a filmmaker from Minneapolis, MN. He studied and taught digital filmmaking at the University of Minnesota from 2005-2009. In 2010 he joined a traveling theatre company called Unseen Ghost Brigade, who built a raft and traveled down the Mississippi River performing shows of the River. In 2011 he and fellow raftmate Walken Schweigert created a feature-length documentary of their Mississippi journey called Twilight of the Mississippi, which premiered and won audience choice award at the 2013 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival. In 2014 Gus moved to Ashfield, MA to build the Wastelands Project. He is the cofounder of Children of the Wild.

Out The Wastelands
Essay

Out The Wastelands

A Journey Through the Great Lakes of Purgatory

4 December 2016

The first of a two-part report on the tour of The Wastelands, a folk opera developed by the ensemble Children of the Wild, across the Great Lakes region of the United States.

The Wastelands
Series

The Wastelands

A two-part report on the tour of The Wastelands, a folk opera developed by The Children of the Wild, across the Great Lakes region of the United States.