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.
USA | 2018 | 12 MIN
DIR: Monica Berra, Jacqueline Olive, Yoruba Richen
Two women combat race-based gerrymandering in North Carolina.
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.