The Story of New Ulm: A Population Health Transformation

The Story of New Ulm follows members of the rural community of New Ulm, Minnesota and their 10 year initiative to eliminate heart attacks. Filmed during the project’s 7th year, the film explores the community, and the improvements made as they’ve worked together in one of the country’s most innovative and radical population health experiments.


Directed by: Ethan Vincent & Nathaniel Hansen
Executive Producer: Paul Horstmeier
Produced by: Chris Keller, Nathaniel Hansen, Ethan Vincent
Associate Producer: Kathleen Hietala
Cinematography by: Ethan Vincent & Nathaniel Hansen
Assistant Editor: Parker Kelly
Sound Design and Audio Mix: Dan Carlisle
Music by: Founder
Featuring: Ben Bache-Wiig, Jeff Bertrang, Crystal Fleck, Kristine Fortman, Toby Freier, Dan Holmberg, John Holmquist, Bill Katsiyiannis, Michael Miedema, David Nash, Tom Schmitz, Audra Sheneman, Virginia Suker-Molden, Penny Wheeler
Special Thanks: The City of New Ulm

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  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Copywriting
  • Art Direction
  • Illustration
  • Sound Design
  • Editing