Still from Harlan County, USA

Working Thought Film Series: Harlan County, USA (1976)

CMOA Theater


Harlan County, USA, 1976
Directed by Barbara Kopple
103 minutes

Following the 1973 coal miner’s strike in Harlan County, Kentucky, the film is a harrowing account of the thirteen-month struggle between a community fighting to survive and a corporation dedicated to the bottom line.

Introduced by Lou Martin, Associate Professor of History, Chatham University.

About Working Thought Film Series

Five independent films are screened as part of the exhibition Working Thought. All screenings will be introduced by a local expert and will take place in Carnegie Museum of Art Theater.

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