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Production Credits

With
John Ahern
Elaine Allestad
Lawrence Allestad
Pat Connolly

Billy Allestad
John Jankens
Jackie McKenney
Mark Miller
John Sweet

Special Thanks
Jeff Silva

Consultant
Bill Heaney

Additional Sound Recording
Kevin J. Colver

Colorist
Patrick Lindenmaier

Sound Editing and Mix
Ernst Karel

Editing
Ilisa Barbash
Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Recorded by
Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Produced by
Ilisa Barbash

Thanks
Tom Agnew
Brittany Allestad
Lonny Allestad
Charlie Bainter
Lloyd Berg
Dave Bjorndal
Sherry Bjorndal
Dan Burkhart
Kitty Buster
Bob Chapel
Bozo Chapel
Garrett Chapel
Pat Chapel
Travis Chapel
Helen Clark
Pete Clark
Judi Corcoran
Clancy Connolly
Lane Cremer
Leo Cremer
Lois Cremer
Megan Cremer
Mimi Cremer
Zandi Cremer
Keith Engle
Marie Engle
Doug Esp
Jenny Esp
Shelly Esp
Jay Dee Federer
Pauline Gyger
Tom Hammersmark
Kindra Harlow
Tim Harlow
Bill Hoppe
Jim Hoover
Yolande Jankens
Aimee Johnson
Bob Johnson
Sue Johnson
Vaughn Johnson
Warren Johnson
Jerry Iverson
Linda Iverson
Bill Kinsey
Colleen Kinsey
Colton Kinsey
Dodie Kinsey
Don Kinsey
Lori Kinsey
Richard Kinsey
Doug Lair
Bob Lange
Jess Leach
Steffany Leach
Bernard Lein
Mike Lovely
Mona Lovely
Cole Andrew McKenney
Dwayne McKenney
Jessie McKenney
Riley McKenney
Catherine McKinzie
Les McKinzie
Rob McKinzie
Ralph McWilliams
Ben Martin
Lawrence Martin
Jerry Mehus
Jesse Merritt
Tom Merritt
Festus Miller
Vern Miller
Angie Moen
Tom Moen
Duane Myrstol
Charles Oberly
Bob O'Connell
Nels Olin
Gwen Petersen
Mary Peterson
Ben Raisland
Edna Raisland
Stuart Reed
Sandy Sallee
Kavin Schwers
Holly Schwers
Kinsey Schwers
Joel Schwers
Corry Cremer Seitz
Lee Smoot
Norm Starr
Deva Stenberg
Jacob Stenberg
Stuart Stenberg
Tucker Stenberg
Patty Stetson
Chad Stratton
Halley Stratton
Layne Stratton
Randi Stratton
Taylor Stratton
Glen Thomas
Ross Thomas
Tom Thomas
Annette Thompson
Teddie Thompson
Tim Thompson
Dan Tronrud
Dude Tyler
Becky Weed
Jane Winn

Additional Thanks
Diana Allan
Tom Barbash
Hannah Barbash-Taylor
Jasper Barbash-Taylor
Rebecca Baron
Mario Biagioli
Stan Brakhage
Anna Brickhouse
Patti Bruck
Norman Bryson
Steve Caton
Rebecca Chetham
Stuart Cody
Matt Coolidge
Willem De Rijke
Jeroen De Rooij
Claire Denis
Dan Dugan
William Fash
Josel Fernandes
Andrea Flores
Jean-Michel Frodon
Marjorie Garber
Kathy Geritz
Lisa Goodrich
Doug Goodwin
Alfred Guzzetti
Bill Heaney
Douglas Heaney
Vivian Heaney
Henri Herré
Michael Herzfeld
Bruce Holsinger
Peter Hutton
Michael Jackson
Melody Kennel
Lodge Kerrigan
Christie Kithi l
Arthur Kleinman
John Koczera
Lyda Kuth
Carol Lamberg
Patricia Limerick
Ruth Lingford
Steve Livernash
Sharon Lockhart
Dan Lopez
Scott MacDonald
David MacDougall
Julie Mallozzi
Clayton Mattos
Ross McElwee
Dennis McGilvray
Castle McLaughlin
Helen Mirra
Helen Molesworth
Robb Moss
Rosalind Nashashibi
Linda Norden
Jim Palmer
Verena Paravel
Ron Pederson
David Pendleton
Stephen Prina
Simon Pummell
Kriss Ravetto
David Rodowick
Jan Schuette
Jana Sevcikova
Amie Siegel
Paul Shankman
Alex Slade
J.P. Sniadecki
Phil Solomon
Diana Sorensen
Mary Steedly
Stacey Steers
Karen Strassler
Julian Taylor
Charles Warren
Rubie Watson

Center of the American West
Department of Anthropology
Film Studies Program
University of Colorado, Boulder

Department of Anthropology
Department of Visual and Environmental Studies
Film Study Center
Office of the Provost
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Sensory Ethnography Laboratory
Harvard University

Boulder County Arts Alliance, Boulder
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman
Crazy Mountain Museum, Big Timber
The Fort, Big Timber
Frosty Freeze, Big Timber
Amie and Tony James Gallery, New York
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Digital Post-Production
Andromeda Film Zurich

Film Lab
Schwarz Film, Ostermundigen
35mm film transfer and printing

Cinema Sound Mix
Sound Design Studios, Bern
5.1 Dolby and LT/RT final mix

Funding provided by
LEF Foundation, Cambridge
Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, Oshkosh

In Memoriam
The Raisland-Allestad Ranch
Wild Cat Creek, Sweetgrass County, Montana
1900-2004

This version has been specially edited for television from the 101 minute original film.

This film was produced by Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor who are solely responsible for its content.

© 2009 Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor





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Sweetgrass... is a tribute to past and contemporary people who still manage to eke out a bittersweet living on the land.”

— Ilisa Barbash, Producer

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