Harlan County USA
1976 | Documentary | 103 minutes | English
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes (Critics Consensus): 100%
- Metacritic Score: 80
- Academy Awards: Winner, Best Documentary Feature
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Winner, Best Director/Producer (Barbara Kopple)
Selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
The film received a perfect 100% Rotten Tomatoes score
Now streaming on:
The film is powerful in telling the story of a miners’ strike in Kentucky where the company employed armed goons to escort the scabs into the mines. The miners were greatly aided by their wives who were articulate, indomitable, and courageous.
Filmmaker Kopple’s terrifying film rocked its audience and instantly became a cultural touchstone.
YOU MIGHT ALSO CONSIDER:
Adapted from Stephen Anbrose’s bestseller, the series follows the men of Easy Company, 101st Airborne Division, from their training in Georgia during the spring of 1942, to the D-Day invasion, the horrendous Battle of the Bulge, the liberation of the concentration camps, and the final victory in 1945…
Basquiat chronicles the early career of the introverted, homeless, graffiti artist who worked anonymously under the name “Samo”…
In 1939, sax-player Charlie “Bird” Parker moves to New York from Kansas City and begins performing at local jazz clubs…
If you found this site helpful, please recommend it to a friend. We also welcome your comments.
firstname.lastname@example.org / call 917-439-3364
P.O. Box 20038
New York, N.Y. 10075
Follow on Facebook: