Harlan County U.S.A. (1976) IMDb

Categorization

Direct cinema.

Subject

Miners strike for better terms (and keeping the right to strike), while battling their own corrupt union.

Commentary

Could have used just a little more clarification (for reference to the same case see e.g. Jeff Goodell, Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future), but it’s an excellent case study.

moving picture non-fiction