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'MOSSVILLE: When A Great Tree Falls' presented by Utah Film Center [Free Live Stream]
The last resident of Mossville, Louisiana tries to keep this haven of black culture and history from being stamped out by big oil.
Directed by Alexander Glustrom
76 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated
Post-film discussion TBA.
Mossville, Louisiana is a shadow of its former self – a community rich in natural resources and history, founded by formerly enslaved people and free people of color – where neighbors lived in harmony, insulated from the horrors of Jim Crow. Today, however, Mossville no longer resembles the town it once was. Surrounded by 14 petrochemical plants, Mossville is the future site of apartheid-born South ... view more »
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