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Evelyn Williams

Saturday, October 19

Black and white photo image of family at store/bar counter

Director: Anne Lewis
Producer: Anne Lewis
1995 | 27 min | USA 

Evelyn Williams recalls her grandfather, a former slave and coal miner from Appalachia, saying, “Take care of the land ... As long as you have land, you have a belonging.” Now in her 80s, Evelyn is making good on that promise—fighting to protect eastern Kentucky from oil and gas drilling. 

Plays as part of Collectively at the Mead, Appalshop