Conversation at the Lodge: Barbara Kopple

Harlan County, U.S.A., Barbara Kopple’s landmark film about the struggle of Kentucky coal miners for a union contract in “bloody” Harlan County, won the Academy Award for best documentary of 1976 and screens this year as one the films
recently included in the Sundance Collection at UCLA. Join this discussion with two-time Academy Award–winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple (My Generation, American Dream, Wild Man Blues) along with key collaborators, including legendary Appalachian singer Hazel Dickens, who wrote the original music for Harlan County, U.S.A. Moderated by Roger Ebert.

Note: no ticket is required for this event.


Barbara Kopple
Hazel Dickens
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