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Brunswick

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Brunswick

Watch Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 8pm on WMHT TV

Created by filmmaker Nate Simms, “Brunswick” is about the tension between development and farming in the Rensselaer County town. It is a film about landscape change, told through the personal story of a farmer's lifelong connection to his now-threatened land. The film weaves together the plight of Sanford Bonesteel, an aging farmer in his 90s, with the dynamics of small-town politics as a residential development is planned on Sanford's former land.

The film takes place in Brunswick, New York, a small country town facing the challenge of balancing economic growth with the preservation of its rural character. It is a story both specific to Brunswick and yet recognizable to rural communities all over the United States.

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

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