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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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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 of Working Films that brings together filmmakers and activists “fueling the energy revolution.” This is the fourth Power […]
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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, and the theater was full of old friends and new ones. Derrick Evans and Reilly Morse (Mississippi Center for Justice) joined me after the […]
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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 people talk about their experience watching the film — the pain of reliving difficult times, the joy of seeing […]
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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 Battle for Turkey Creek on Oct. 13 at 4:30 p.m. will be followed by a Q&A […]
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