For generations, all that distinguished Eagle Pass, TX, from Piedras Negras, MX, was the Rio Grande. But when darkness descends upon these harmonious border towns, a cowboy and lawman face a new reality that threatens their way of life.
Directed by: Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross (Louisiana)
After The Storm
After the Storm, an interactive documentary essay, tells the story of what happens after the storm passes, after the media leaves town, and after the adrenaline subsides. Written as a letter to future disaster survivors, the film is not so much about the how and why of the tornado the filmmaker lived through, but it's instead about that central question all of us face after living through something traumatic. Namely, how do we make sense of it all?
Directed and Produced by Andrew Beck Grace (Alabama)
Directed by Chad. A. Stevens
When an errant spark ignited the methane leaking in the Upper Big Branch mine in 2010, a fireball ripped through miles of underground tunnels in Appalachia’s coal country, killing everything it touched - including 29 men. In the explosion’s aftermath, a right-wing pro-coal activist joins forces with a tree-hugging grandmother to take down the most dangerous coal company in the United States.