Pastor Jay Reinke addresses a group of desperate job seekers - men he calls The Overnighters - sleeping in his Church in Williston, North Dakota. Credit: The Overnighters

The Overnighters

PG-13 – 102 min – Documentary

A modern-day Grapes of Wrath, award-winning documentary The Overnighters is an intimate portrait of job-seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota. With the town lacking the infrastructure to house the overflow of migrants, a local pastor starts the controversial “overnighters” program, allowing down-and-out workers a place to sleep at the church. His well-meaning project immediately runs into resistance with his community, forcing the clergyman to make a decision which leads to profound consequences that he never imagined. (c) Drafthouse

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