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Thu, May 30 at 7:00pm

Rental Screening: KING COAL free film screening and activist panel

Presented by SAGE TN and Sunrise Nashville

Rental Screening: KING COAL free film screening and activist panel

General Admission: Free

Join SAGE TN and Sunrise Nashville for a free screening of KING COAL by Elaine McMillion Sheldon and an activist panel on how coal has shaped this region and how TVA’s plan to replace it with methane gas perpetuates a lot of the same inequities for people and the planet.

About the Film:
A lyrical tapestry of a place and people, KING COAL meditates on the complex history and future of the coal industry, the communities it has shaped, and the myths it has created. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon reshapes the boundaries of documentary filmmaking in a spectacularly beautiful and deeply moving immersion into Central Appalachia where coal is not just a resource, but a way of life.

While deeply situated in the communities under the reign of King Coal, where McMillion Sheldon has lived and worked her entire life, the film transcends time and place, emphasizing the ways in which all are connected through an immersive mosaic of belonging, ritual, and imagination. Emerging from the long shadows of the coal mines, KING COAL untangles the pain from the beauty, and illuminates the innately human capacity for change.

See the Official Website