Missing In America
Operation Filmmaker
So Much So Fast
Omar & Pete
Parallel Lines
Red Betsy
Outside Providence
Always a Bridesmaid
The Autumn Heart
Say You'll Be Mine
Troublesome Creek



The Nazi Officer's Wife
Johnson County War
Strange Days on Planet Earth
Hollywood Residential
Rx for Survival
Odyssey of Life
Columbus & the Age of Discovery



Fall Turns to Winter
Family History
The Auction
Leaving Iowa

Troublesome Creek

An Artistic License Release
A film by Jeanne Jordon and Steve Ascher

  • Academy Award Nominee for Best Feature Documentary
  • Winner Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award Sundance Film Festival
  • Winner Prix Italia
  • Winner Audience Award Sydney Film Festival
  • Winner Audience Award San Francisco Film Festival

Jeanne Jordan and Steve Ascher’s Troublesome Creek is the story of the Jordan family's struggle to save their Iowa farm. Wry and emotional, without being sentimental, Troublesome Creek is a story about history, loss and the humor and deep character that settled America, and now preside at its unsettling.

A unique score, moody and evocative, performed by S.M. (electric, acoustic and gut string guitars, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, keyboards and electronics) and guitar ace Duke Levine (electric, acoustic, slide and baritone guitars, and mandolin). Billboard called it "a high lonesome aural vista as bracing as a first frost."

Record available on Daring/Rounder Records at www.amazon.com