Harlan County USA

40TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE SCREENING

SYNOPSIS

The epic “Brookside Strike” of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Eastover Coal Company in Harlan County, Kentucky became the subject of Barbara Kopple’s first feature documentary. By living with the striking miners for years, Kopple passionately portrays the miners’ struggle to establish more secure lives. Oscar-winning Harlan County, USA is a true landmark in the history of American documentary filmmaking.

Barbara Kopple will join Jay Craven for an ON-STAGE CONVERSATION following the screening.

SCREENING INFORMATION
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Town Hall Theater
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CREDITS
Director: Barbara Kopple (will attend the Festival)
Producer: Barbara Kopple

FILM INFORMATION
Genre: Documentary feature
Length: 103 min
Location: USA
Language: English

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