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On Coal RIver

A former coal miner and his neighbors fight for their mountains and their community's health.

Overview

Genre
Environment and Contemporary Issues
Synopsis

Coal River Valley, West Virginia is a community surrounded by lush mountains and a looming toxic threat. ON COAL RIVER follows four individuals in a fight for the future of their valley, their children, and life as they know it.

Stage
finished
Running time
91 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Downriver Media
Years of Production
2004-2010
Locations
West Virginia
Prod. Partners
Katahdin Productions

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Festivals
AFI-Silverdocs, Camden International Film Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Awards
Best Documentary, Appalachian FIlm Festival, IFP/Gotham Nominee
Language
English

Photos

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