Strip mine trip

United States, 1972

Film
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This simple film consists of a helicopter shot showing the results of strip mining with voice-overs from local mining people for and against this system of mining explaining the economical advantages versus the aesthetic and ecological disasters of it. An old man comments on all the changes that have taken place in his lifetime and mourns that strip mining is likely to be the worst.

Credits

producer/director

Robert Churchill

Ben Shedd

production company

Churchill Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:36:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29028

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - United States

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Miners

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Economic development - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mines and mineral resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Environmental aspects

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development - Environmental aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mining districts - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social conflict

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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