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King Coal

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Director: Elaine McMillion Sheldon Run Time: 80 min. Format: Audio Amplification Available Release Year: 2023

This new documentary explores the cultural roots of coal that continue to permeate the rituals of daily life in Appalachia even as its economic power wanes. The journey of a coal miner’s daughter exploring the region’s dreams and myths, untangling the pain and beauty, as her community sits on the brink of massive change.


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