Harlan County U.S.A.
This film documents the coal miners' strike against the Brookside Mine of the Eastover Mining Company in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973. Eastovers refusal to sign a contract (when the miners joined with the United Mine Workers of America) led to the strike, which lasted more than a year and included violent battles between gun-toting company thugs/scabs and the picketing miners and their supportive women-folk. Director Barbara Kopple puts the strike into perspective by giving us some background on the historical plight of the miners and some history of the UMWA.Harlan County U.S.A. featuring Norman Yarborough and Houston Elmore is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming via tv everywhere with TCM, and streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (4,840 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Harlan County U.S.A. has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (4,840 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.