Harlan County, USA


Winner of the 1976 Academy Award for Documentary Feature, the film portrays a classic 20th-century conflict between labor and management. Harlan County, USA chronicles efforts of 180 coal miners to win a United Mine Workers contract in ‘73. Feature a haunting soundtrack - with legendary country and bluegrass artists Hazel Dickens, Merle Travis, Sarah Gunning and Florence Reece - the film is a heartbreaking record of a community fighting to survive and a corporation dedicated to the bottom line.

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