Deep Down, a project by Sally Rubina and Jen Gilomen examines how the practice of mountain top removal in search of coal in the Appalachian mountains of eastern Kentucky is affecting a local community, and will be screening in Copenhagen at the UN Climate Change Conference and later on PBS.
DEEP DOWN – THE PRICE OF COAL (formerly called MINE and “Ghosts of Appalachia”)2009 120 mins. This documentary is about the history of the mining of coal during our nation’s history. It follows several people in Eastern Kentucky as their environment drastically changes because of coal mining. It traces the connection between the coal mines and America’s use of electricity. Expected completion date is August 2009. Co-directed by Jennifer Gilomen & Sally Rubin. Website – http://deepdownfilm.org/