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Movies at the Museum: After Coal

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Movies at the Museum: After Coal

What happens when fossil fuels run out? After Coal profiles inspiring individuals who are building a new future in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky and South Wales.

This hour-long documentary brings viewers to the front lines of the transition away from fossil fuels. The stories of coalfield residents who must abandon traditional livelihoods will resonate with viewers across the country who face a dramatically changing economy.

After Coal is a project of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University.

After Coal in funded in part by the Chorus Foundation, the West Virginia Humanities Council and United States Artists

After Coal is a sponsored project of the Southern Documentary Fund

After the film, we will have a discussion featuring Director Tom Hansell, and Producer Dr. Patricia Beaver.

About the Speakers:
Tom Hansell is a documentary filmmaker who teaches at Appalachian State University. His most recent documentary project, The Electricity Fairy, premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in 2010.

Dr. Patricia Beaver is emeritus Professor of Anthropology and the former Director of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University.

$5 students with ID, seniors, active military, EBT cardholders, $7 general admission