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This week: last days to watch online; join us in San Francisco

There’s still time to make the most of the opportunity to view and share Come Hell or High Water while it is streaming for free on the WORLD Channel website until May 30 at http://bit.ly/TurkeyCreek. The upcoming Bay Area premiere at the San Francisco Green Film Festival on May 31 includes a discussion moderated [...]

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Come Hell or High Water April 29 Broadcast and Live Chat

Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek follows the journey of Derrick Evans, who moves home to Mississippi’s Gulf Coast when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city o[...]

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D.C. Premiere of Come Hell … March 30 with Special Guests

Updated February 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Leah Mahan at www.leahmahan.com/contact COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, A DOCUMENTARY ON THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE A MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY SETTLED BY FORMER SLAVES, HAS ITS[...]

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Come Hell or High Water - Audience Award and Onward!

I’m pleased to report that Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek received the Audience Award for Documentary Feature at its premiere at the New Orleans Film Festival, and the new year promises to b[...]

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Come Hell or High Water with Reel Power at Power Shift

Last weekend Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek went to Power Shift, the world’s largest youth gathering of climate activists. The film was one of several showcased there by Reel Power, a project[...]

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Come Hell or High Water - Gulf Coast sendoff

UPDATE: The film received the 2013 New Orleans Film Festival Audience Award for Documentary Feature. Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek had its premiere Sunday at the New Orleans Film Festival, an[...]

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Returning to Turkey Creek

Tonight I shared Come Hell or High Water at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Turkey Creek, where important moments in the documentary were filmed. I was so honored by the warm response. It was powerful to hear[...]

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NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE OCT. 13 of Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek

After a dozen years making a film about a Gulf Coast community struggling to survive, what could be more fitting than a premiere screening at the New Orleans Film Festival? The screening of Come Hell or High Water: The B[...]

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Love’s Sweet Old Song

When I was searching for a title for my documentary about Howard and Barbara I came across the lyrics to Love’s Old Sweet Song: “So till the end, when life’s dim shadows fall, Love will be found the swe[...]

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Making music for COME HELL OR HIGH WATER

Monday was a great day in the long life of the Turkey Creek documentary, which is now titled COME HELL OR HIGH WATER: The Battle for Turkey Creek. Composer and musician Derrick Hodge recorded a live session for the scor[...]

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