"Hard Coal: Last of the Bootleg Miners" is a feature documentary about the last twelve independent coal miners in the United States and reveals the crushing injustices they face as the desperately cling to a familiar way of life while fighting off threats from unfamiliar enemies. The film is personal, political, and powerful. Written by
A look at the injustices coal miners face
Did You Know?
The crew spent 4 years shooting in the Pennsylvania coal region and spent more time in deep coal mines than any other film crew at that time. See more