Director: Michael T. Miller
BROKEN LANDSCAPES explores the effects of coal mining to communities and workers in India exposing migrant labor exploitation, water and environmental impacts.
SLUDGE is a 2005 documentary film by Appalshop filmmaker Robert Salyer chronicling the Martin County Sludge Spill that was an accident that occurred after midnight on October 11, 2000 when a coal sludge impoundment in Martin County, Kentucky, broke through an underground mine below, propelling 306 million gallons of sludge down two tributaries of theTug Fork River.
One of the filmmakers of Broken Landscapes, Sean Peoples, is to lead a discussion with musician Jack Wright with faculty and students following the showings of Broken Landscapes and Sludge.
*Free admission provided by Environmental Studies Program at the Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs, Alden Library, Athena Cinema, the College of Arts & Sciences Sustainability Studies and Food Studies Themes, University College and Office of Sustainability at Ohio University. *