John Karol Release date1982 (1982) DirectorsMichel Chalufour, John Karol ProducersMichel Chalufour, John Karol NominationsAcademy Award for Best Documentary Feature
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Ben's Mill is a 1982 American documentary film directed by Michel Chalufour and John Karol. The film, set in Barnet, Vermont, details the workings of a mill on the Stevens River, including how energy from the river is used to drive a multitude of leather belts and various machines. The film focuses on the steps one man, Ben, uses to make one of his white pine watering tanks, and then a horse-drawn sled for different members of the Barnet community. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.