“In its grave clarity, it's as pure and plaintive as a mountain ballad.” - John Carr, Boston Globe

May 15 & 28 | In 1920, when miners in the coal town of Matewan, West Virginia go on strike, organizer Joe Kenehan (Chris Cooper) arrives to help them, uniting workers across racial and cultural lines. Wexler earned an Academy Award nomination for his work on Sayles’ prescient and strikingly still-relevant cry for justice. 

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