The Mountain and the Magic City

In the shadow of a mountain, a place once known as the Magic City stands as a symbol of the American heartland, abandoned by industry and disappearing back into the forest. THE MOUNTAIN AND THE MAGIC CITY is an intimate portrait of neighbors forced to confront the issues dividing America today when a controversial national park comes to town.

Bridget Besaw Bridget Besaw
Director, Producer

After a decade of traveling to every corner of the planet as a photojournalist for news magazines and global conservation organizations, Bridget founded Seedlight Pictures, where she produces films... more»

Ben Severance Ben Severance
Director, Producer

A regional EMMY Award winning director/producer, Ben has executed projects in challenging locations including Bosnia, the Mexican/US border and the Amazon. His production company has created films for... more»