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Films & Documentaries

Here are a few documentaries that we have found particularly thought-provoking and informative.

deepdown.jpgDeep Down, 2010

"Deep in the Appalachian mountains of eastern Kentucky, where coal is king, Beverly May and Terry Ratliff find themselves at the center of a contentious community battle over a proposed mountaintop removal coal mine"

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coalcountry.jpgCoal Country, 2009

"A dramatic look at modern coal mining.  Get to know working miners along with activists who are battling coal companies in Appalachia."



moutainmourning.jpgMountain Mourning

An overview of the basics of mountaintop removal within the context of Appalachian culture.  Presented by Christians for the Mountains.



renewal.pngRenewal, 2007

The first feature-length documentary film to capture the vitality and diversity of today's religious-environmental activists.  Restoring Eden is featured in "Crime Against Creation" on our work to end mountaintop removal mining.



foodinc.jpgFood, Inc., 2008

"Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies."


matewan.jpgMatewan, 1987

A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.



Being Caribou, 2004

A young couple follows the caribou migration into Gwich'in country.

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