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A year in the life of “Come Hell or High Water”

2015 was a year of long-anticipated milestones for Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek (the 10th anniversary of Katrina, the 5th anniversary of the BP disaster, and the UN conference on climate change), but it was also a year of the unexpected, with film tours of North Carolina and Indonesia and […]
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Come Hell or High Water report from Indonesia

Cross-posted from ComeHellorHighWaterFilm.com In April Leah Mahan traveled to Indonesia as a Film Envoy with the American Film Showcase to share Come Hell or High Water and lead discussions and workshops with students, environmentalists, journalists and filmmakers. Her post on the trip is on the AFS blog and there are a few additional photos here […]
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NC Environmental Justice Film Tour – From Witness To Action

Cross-posted from ComeHellorHighWaterFilm.com “Don’t watch the film and consume their pain. Don’t let it stop there. How dare we ask them to carry this burden … We have to stand up. None of this ‘I saw the movie. It was wonderful.’ … What are we going to do? Because it is us as a society. We […]
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Come Hell or High Water – December broadcast, Facing Race and Bay Area events

Festival goers in D.C. snow (Photo by Lolita Parker, Jr., 2014) Cross-posted from ComeHellorHighWaterFilm.com Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek will air again on Dec. 16 and stream until Jan. 15. November events include a screening and workshop at Facing Race and three San Francisco Bay Area screenings celebrating the Sierra Club’s presentation of the Robert Bullard […]
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Bay Area Screening Series Celebrates Rose Johnson & Robert Bullard Environmental Justice Award

Cross-posted from ComeHellorHighWaterFilm.com Three Bay Area screenings of Come Hell or High Water celebrate ROSE JOHNSON, an important voice in the film and the recipient of the Sierra Club’s 2014 Robert Bullard Environmental Justice Award for her work to protect Turkey Creek. Event co-sponsors include the Berkeley FILM Foundation, Oakland Film Society, San Francisco Green […]

Encore Broadcast August 26 Marks Hurricane Katrina

From the Come Hell or High Water newsletter – please read  & subscribe. August air dates Come Hell or High Water will air on the WORLD Channel series America ReFramed on Tues. Aug. 26th at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT and Sat. Aug. 30th at 10 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. CT […]
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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 by […]
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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 of Gulfport. The documentary will air on WORLD Channel’s series America Reframed on April 29, 2014 (8 […]
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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 WASHINGTON, D.C., PREMIERE MARCH 30, 2014 Free screening with special guests on the final day of the Environmental Film Festival in the […]
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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 be a busy time as we share the film around the country. (Announcements soon about screenings in DC and other cities.) Thank you […]
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