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Reel South: Mossville - When Great Trees Fall

May 25, 2020 - Posted in Culture

(Episode #510)  As a centuries-old black community in Louisiana, contaminated and uprooted by petrochemical plants, comes to terms with the loss of its ancestral home, one man standing in the way of a plant’s expansion refuses to give up.

Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-member stations: UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina, South Carolina ETV, Alabama Public Television, Arkansas’ AETN, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, and Virginia's VPM.

For more information about season five, please visit ReelSouth.org.

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