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Urban Mediamakers Film Festival - Three days of independent films and digital technology - Metro-Atlanta, Norcross, GA

Rural People, Rural Power (Cultural Organizing - A Southern Tradition) 

Directed by Bailey S. Barash | Atlanta, GA USA | Documentary Feature
Screening: Thursday, Octo ber 11, 2012 - 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | [Buy Tickets] Runtime: 86 minutes

Synopsis: What happens when three diverse artists, who are also activists, set up brief residencies in three marginalized rural Appalachian communities? Sponsored by The Highlander Center, a human rights and social justice non-profit in Appalachia, the artists work with marginalized community groups and organizers to bring the power of their artistic disciplines to the people's fight for changes in the laws governing environmental pollution, voting rights and the rights of undocumented immigrants. GEORGIA PREMIERE