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Before the Mountain Was Moved

Directed by Robert K. Sharpe
United States, 1970
Documentary

Synopsis

A group of poor people in Raleigh County, West Virginia organize when strip mining is damaging their houses and community. They work to get the state legislature to pass some strong laws protecting citizens against coal mining interests.

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Before the Mountain Was Moved Directed by Robert K. Sharpe

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1970 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features