• Harlan County, USA

    Harlan County, USA is a 1976 American documentary film covering the "Brookside Strike" a 1973 effort of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Duke Power Company-owned Eastover Coal Company''s Brookside Mine and Prep Plant in Harlan County, southeast Kentucky won the Academy Award for Best Documentary at the 49th Academy Awards.. It was directed and produced by filmmaker Barbara …

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  • DW Documentary: Coal Mining In America''s Heartland – AN ...

     · Since the start of 2017 the German public service broadcaster Deutsche Welle, which caters for audiences around the globe, has started to publish some of its excellent reports and investigations on its own channel, DW Documentary. This recent feature, Coal mining in America''s heartland, is an eye-opening experience as it examines the shockingly tough lives…

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  • ''Blood on the Mountain'' mining documentary to screen on ...

     · Mari-Lynn Evans did that with the award-winning 2015 documentary "Blood on the Mountain," directed by Evans and Jordan Freeman, an unflinching look at the history and impact of coal mining …

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  • Mine in TV Show ''Coal'' Gets Fined for Endangering Miners ...

     · The first episode of a reality show filmed in a southern West ia coal mine had real-world results: Federal inspectors who watched the Spike TV series have cited Cobalt Coal Corp. for ...

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  • In ''Coal Country,'' Memories From a Mining Tragedy Live On ...

     · In ''Coal Country,'' Memories From a Mining Tragedy Live On. A new documentary play at the Public Theater weaves together interviews from …

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  • The Rundown with Beth Saboe | Coal Mining in Colstrip

    This 30-minute documentary by MontanaPBS explores the struggle between locals who say they''re fighting a war on coal and those who say they''re fighting to save the planet. Colstrip was established in 1924 by Northern Pacific Railway as a company town to mine coal …

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  • Coal on Film

    Coal on Film. Coalmining is visually unique, dramatic, elemental, iconic - and a huge filmmaking challenge. Small wonder that it''s the industry with the richest and deepest screen history of all. Filming underground, in dark and cramped conditions, is tough, but the rewards are great. Film is a medium of light, and the contrast of beams of ...

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  • Watch Coal Online

     · The documentary series was shot in Westchester, West ia and debuted in 2011. The series had a total of 10 episodes with episodes detailing the process of coal mining, the hazards, and the workers involved in the operations of the coal mine. The show ran for one year, and was also shown in the UK on the Discovery Channel UK.

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  • Movies/Film

     · Documentary film looking at the Knox Mine disaster of Jan. 22, 1959. ... The film blends dramatic re-enactments with archival film footage and photographs to show how America''s ascendency as the world''s pre-eminent superpower was fueled by the extraordinary social and industrial impact of anthracite coal mining in northeastern Pennsylvania. The ...

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  • Gripping New Documentary Shows How The Coal Industry ...

     · A coal mine in Pennsylvania, late 2016. But coal company executives have already admitted that Trump''s executive order won''t single-handedly save the industry and bring back jobs. "From the Ashes" shows that many of these jobs have already been replaced by mechanization and aren''t coming back. What''s more, the film explains that ...

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  • Coal Mining Documentary | CBC.ca

    Coal Mining Documentary. Reporter Molly Woodgate introduces us to Junie Boudreau who is shooting a documentary called "In My Blood", its about the coal mining industry on the Island. And hear from ...

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  • coal documentaries | Coal Mining Appalachia

     · 0:00. 0:00 / 2:26. Live. •. This is a very powerful documentary that takes place in the Appalachia WV Region. It''s about locals fighting to save their last mountain, Coal River, from Massey Energy and Mountaintop removal. It brought tears to my eyes on more than one occasion. It can be found through Netflix, Amazon, and Coal Countries website.

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  • Coal, the Great New Reality Show that Totally Misleads You ...

     · Coal, the Great New Reality Show that Totally Misleads You About Modern Mining. The miners in Coal are hardworking, blue-collar Americans struggling for a paycheck. But this isn''t the kind of mine ...

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  • Blood on the Mountain A Documentary About Coal Mining in ...

     · The opening scenes from the impressive documentary "Blood on the Mountain" show the beautiful forested hills of Appalachian coal country from the air. West ia, second in the nation in coal production ( and second poorest state in the nation …

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  • films about mining

    In this documentary, Sarah Rush takes us back to the coal-mining town of her youth -- Carmichaels, Penn., population: 556. At the 50th anniversary of the Coal Queen Pageant in …

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  • Coal Controversy In Appalachia

    Surface mining at these scales is more economical for coal companies, safer for miners, and, coal operators say, essential for mining the thin seams of lower-sulfur coal more valuable in today''s market. With dynamite and immense machines, surface mines can produce more than two to three times as much coal per miner as underground mines can.

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  • The Pennsylvania Miners'' Story (TV Movie 2002)

     · The Pennsylvania Miners'' Story: Directed by David Frankel. With Graham Beckel, Dylan Bruno, Marisa Ryan, JD Souther. Based on the real-life chronicle of the "nine for nine" Pennsylvania coal miners who were rescued in the summer of 2002. Told from their own perspective, the movie reveals their extraordinary experience and, takes viewers inside the mine (shot in real mines …

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  • Deep Down

     · Show more an Emmy in 2011 ep Down aired on Independent Lens, and Jen''s documentary Life on the Line was also broadcast nationally on PBS. Jen was a Supervising Producer at the ITVS, where she managed a portfolio of feature documentaries for public television as well as web series and interactive projects.

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  • ''After Coal'' documentary produced by Appalachian''s Thomas ...

     · "After Coal," a feature-length documentary by co-director of Appalachian''s University Documentary Film Services, Thomas Hansell, explores how coal mining communities survive once the coal industry has moved on. According to Howell, "solutions from global coal mining regions can inspire sustainable community development."

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  • Documentaries about coal

    Coal Documentaries. 60 Minutes - Coal Cowboy, CBS (2006) . While the president spent much of last week promoting energy alternatives of the future, like hybrid cars and fuels made from wood chips, the governor of Montana, Brian Schweitzer, says there''s something we can …

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  • ''Mountain Top Removal'' is an eye-opening film about coal ...

     · CIFF REVIEW Mountain Top Removal What: Documentary about the ecologi cal effects of coal mining in West Vir ginia and southern Appalachia. (2007/U.S.) 74 minutes. When: 7 …

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  • Coal Mining: A Visual Documentary

     · This brief documentary examines the coal industry through various stages of production. The still photos and video footage used in this documentary were all...

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  • National Geographic Buys Coal Mining Documentary ''From the ...

     · National Geographic Global Networks has acquired the coal-mining documentary "From the Ashes" ahead of its April 26 premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. RadicalMedia is the production…

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  • The Fight over Coal Mining is a "Fight About Democracy ...

     · The Fight over Coal Mining is a "Fight About Democracy": New Documentary with Robert Kennedy, Jr. Chronicles Campaign to Halt Mountaintop Removal Story May 23, 2011 Watch Full Show

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  • Blood on the Mountain A Documentary About Coal Mining in ...

     · Genre: feature-length documentary Length: 90 minutes Director: Mari-Lynn Evans and Jordan Freeman Producers: Deborah Wallace, Mari-Lynn Evans and Jordan Freeman Release date: November 18, 2016 from Abramorama Reviewed by: Connie Wilson. The opening scenes from the impressive documentary "Blood on the Mountain" show the beautiful forested hills of Appalachian coal …

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  • The Pennsylvania Miners'' Story (TV Movie 2002)

     · The Pennsylvania Miners'' Story: Directed by David Frankel. With Graham Beckel, Dylan Bruno, Marisa Ryan, JD Souther. Based on the real-life chronicle of the "nine for nine" Pennsylvania coal miners who were rescued in the summer of 2002. Told from their own perspective, the movie reveals their extraordinary experience and, takes viewers inside the mine (shot in real mines and recreated on a ...

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  • Coal Mining Documentary

     · Coal Mining Documentary - The Most Dangerous Job On Earth - Classic HistoryCoal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for ...

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  • The Last Mountain

    The Last Mountain is a feature-length documentary film directed by Bill Haney and produced by Haney, Clara Bingham and Eric Grunebaum. The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and went into general release on June 3, 2011. The film explores the consequences of mining and burning coal, with a particular focus on the use of a method for coal strip-mining in Appalachia commonly known ...

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  • Coal (TV Series 2011– )

     · With Andrew Christian, Andy Christian, Mike Crowder, R.B. Davis. A docuseries chronicling the dangerous profession of coal mining, set in West ia.

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  • National Geographic Buys Coal Mining Documentary ''From the ...

     · National Geographic Global Networks has acquired the coal-mining documentary "From the Ashes" ahead of its April 26 premiere at the Tribeca Film …

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  • Coal mining documentary shows the horrors in West ia ...

     · Coal mining documentary shows the horrors in West ia. By Peter Galuszka. June 1, 2015 at 6:48 p.m. UTC. Several years in the making, …

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  • Harlan County War

    The Harlan County War, or Bloody Harlan, was a series of coal mining-related skirmishes, executions, bombings, and strikes (both attempted and realized) that took place in Harlan County, Kentucky, during the 1930s.The incidents involved coal miners and union organizers on one side, and coal firms and law enforcement officials on the other. The question at hand: the rights of Harlan County coal ...

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  • Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

    Harlan County U.S.A.: Directed by Barbara Kopple. With John L. Lewis, Carl Horn, Norman Yarborough, Logan Patterson. A heartbreaking record of the thirteen-month struggle between a community fighting to survive and a corporation dedicated to the bottom line.

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  • Coal (TV Series 2011– )

    With Andrew Christian, Andy Christian, Mike Crowder, R.B. Davis. A docuseries chronicling the dangerous profession of coal mining, set in West ia.

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  • The Last Mountain -

     · The Last Mountain -- New Documentary Chronicles Coal Mining''s Collateral Damage. ... tackle the growing number of foreign companies engaged in mineral extraction setting up shop in the U.S. and the huge coal mining operations across the country that are feeding the growing energy demands of the developing world. But it does provide an in-depth ...

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  • Watch The Mine Wars | American Experience | Official Site ...

     · The Mine Wars. The desire for dignity runs deep. Film Description. At the dawn of the 20th century, coal was the fuel that powered the nation. …

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  • Coal''s Deadly Dust | Watch S2018 E6 | FRONTLINE | PBS ...

    Watch FRONTLINE & NPR''s documentary on the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and how the industry and government failed to protect them.

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