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Downside Up

by Nancy Kelly

Downside Up tells the story of how a blue-collar town in rural Massachusetts reinvented itself in the post-industrial economy by opening the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

Independent Lens, True Stories

Razing Appalachia

by Sasha Waters Freyer

The last 40 families of Blair, West Virginia stay to fight America's second-largest coal company as mountaintop removal mining threatens their homes.

Independent Lens, True Stories

Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town

by Micha Peled

Tracking the controversy in a town divided over whether to permit the construction of a discount mega-store, Store Wars uncovers how discount retail chains are changing not only the way Americans shop, but the way they work and live.

True Stories


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