'Rich Hill' Examines the Lives of Boys Growing Up in Rural America

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Andrew Jewell, one of the subjects of the documentary "Rich Hill," directed by Tracy Droz Tragos

Producer and director Tracy Droz Tragos discusses her documentary “Rich Hill,” an account of a year in the life of three teenagers growing up in Rich Hill, Missouri, a struggling rural town. The teenage boys are like millions of others coming of age around the world, but they're faced with challenges like with an imprisoned mother, isolation, instability, and unemployed parents. She’s joined by Andrew Jewell, one of the boys in the film. "Rich Hill," examines the challenges, hopes and dreams of rural America’s youth. It opens August 8 at the Village East Cinema, as well as on VOD. Find out more information on the film's website