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  • Showtime: Sun, Feb 12th @ 10:00 AM

  • Runtime: 1:30:00

  • Directed By: Nickolaus Swedlund

  • Rating: MA

  • Genre: Western, Drama

  • Filmmaker In Attendance

Screening followed by Q&A with the filmmaker.


An outlaw is rescued from death by a nun who is traveling through the Badlands. She nurses him back to health in exchange for him guiding her to a Church in Williston. A deep friendship develops between these two unlikely people as they learn to work together to survive their dangerous journey.

Director Bios:

A native of Plymouth, Minnesota, Nickolaus is a writer, director, and producer. Feature film projects include All The Time In The World (2015), Bough Brothers (2022) and the North Dakota western Sanctified (2022). After a decade of life in Los Angeles, Nickolaus returned home to Minneapolis, where he works in the commercial and short film market as well as teaching filmmaking at various local universities. Current projects include Miracle Landing, the true story of the Minneapolis Lakers' 1960 plane crash that wasn’t; Medora, the life story of the Marquis De Mores, North Dakota’s famous gunslinger, rancher, and founder of the town of Medora, ND; and television adaptations of The Root by acclaimed military historian and author, Eric Hammel; and A Hard Ticket Home by author David Housewright. Nick now lives in Minneapolis with his wife and five children.