From the Ashes
From the Ashes (2017)

This documentary examines the decline of America's coal industry and its impact on local communities, which are now beginning to consider the economic possibilities of green energy. Directed by Michael Bonfiglio.

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: June 25, 2017
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Brian Lowry

From the Ashes is both timely and squarely focused on the challenges at hand.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Powerful documentary shows what's wrong with the coal industry and how to fix it.

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Ken Jaworowski
New York Times

Michael Bonfiglio, the film's director, provides a concise overview of the issues.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

There's nothing particularly cinematic about the well-crafted film, but it's a compelling piece of advocacy journalism, one that looks beyond the sloganeering on all sides of the debate.

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