Wed, 2 July 2014
In 1973, 22-year-old documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple arrived in Harlan, Kentucky to document a coal miner strike that was tied to a film she was working on regarding coal mining unions. What she saw there and for the next year would change the subject of her film and the course of her work. From the picket lines to the kitchen tables, she collected stories and events that would culminate into the definitive vision of labor battles in blue collar America. But which side will Eric, Kent and Lobster be on when they discuss this controversial Oscar winner?