In “The Wind,” tricks of the mind in the old West, demons and prairie madness

A woman confronts the harshness and isolation of the rugged Western frontier in the late 1800s
Miles Anderson, Caitlin Gerard and Julia Goldani Telles
Directed by Emma Tammi [Soapbox Films]

"The Wind" is the first fiction feature film by Emma Tammi, a filmmaker thus far known for her documentary film work. The inspiration for the film is real, however, and comes from a true story told in the newspapers left behind by women suffering from prairie madness, a common affliction amid European farmers come to colonize the American west in the 1800s. "The Wind" was adapted by Teresa ... more >