Environmental Film Festival Virtual Screening Series

Mossville: When Great Trees Fall (Theatrical Cut)

Expired September 29, 2020 3:45 AM
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This program is co-presented with Green 2.0 and made possible in part by our media partner The New Republic as part of Climate Week NYC 2020

Mossville, Louisiana: A once-thriving community founded by formerly enslaved and free people of color, and an economically flourishing safe haven for generations of African American families. Today it’s a breeding ground for petrochemical plants and their toxic black clouds. Many residents are forced from their homes, and those that stay suffer from prolonged exposure to contamination and pollution. Amid this chaos and injustice stands one man who refuses to abandon his family’s land -- and his community. 

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    76 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Alexander Glustrom
  • Producer
    Catherine Rierson
  • Executive Producer
    Michelle Lanier