The Last Mountain

Austrian premiere!
Bill Haney
USA, 2011, 95 min
English OV
Tuesday May 22nd - 16:00

The fight for the last great mountain in America’s heartland pits a mining giant that wants to explode it for its coal against local families fighting to preserve their mountain, their heritage and their futures. The mining and burning of coal is at the epicenter of the United States’ struggle to balance its energy needs and environmental concerns, so the daring solution proposed by this small Appalachian community takes on national significance when Bobby Kennedy, Jr. joins the Appalachian families to fight the extraordinary and insidious power of Big Coal. A passionate and personal tale that highlights the extraordinary power of ordinary people when they fight for what they believe in, The Last Mountain showcases a battle for the future of energy that affects us all.

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