In Jasper Vol. 3, No. 3: Movies And Cotton--And Movies About Cotton

"During production of her 2004 experimental, non-fiction film Cabin Field, independent filmmaker Laura Kissel became interested in the life cycle of the cotton plant. Cabin Field focused on a mile-long stretch of agricultural land in Crisp County, Georgia, and, during production, Kissel visited a local cotton gin. In the course of that visit a local farmer told her that all of the cotton being processed at the gin was being sent to China. Witnessing the small town of 500 and the Hispanic workers who labored at the gins, along with their dependence on China's need for cotton is what set in motion the concept for Kissel's feature documentary Cotton Road Movie. ..." For more, read the article on page 6 here: