October 20 – 22

101 MIN

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Recent Unpleasantness: Southern Activism in Action


The Accidental Environmentalist
USA | 2018 | 10 MIN
DIR: Ellen Esling

A mosquito bite, decades ago, leads an Alabama activist on her life’s journey.


L’eau est la Vie (Water is Life): From Standing Rock to the Swamp
USA | 2019 | 24 MIN
DIR: Sam Vinal

On the banks of Louisiana, fierce Indigenous women are ready to fight—to stop the corporate blacksnake fossil fuel companies and preserve their way of life.


Crooked Lines
USA | 2018 | 12 MIN
DIR: Monica Berra, Jacqueline Olive, Yoruba Richen


Two women combat race-based gerrymandering in North Carolina.


Sustained Outrage
USA | 2019 | 25 MIN
Dir: Gabriela Cavanagh


The story of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning local newspaper in West Virginia fighting for survival.


USA | 2019 | 30 MIN
DIR: Emily Harger

LGBTQ West Virginians fight to live free from discrimination, calling us to reimagine the power of a small town queer community.