American Film Showcase

Come Hell or High Water is traveling to Indonesia in April 2015 with AFS.

Bullfrog Films' Earth Day Festival-in-a-box

Choose Come Hell or High Water and other films from Bullfrog's collection and hold a public screenings in your community.

Commonwealth Club of California - May 6

Leah Mahan will join a panel titled “Lights, Camera, Take Action; Storytelling for Change: The San Francisco Green Film Festival."


Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek follows the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Over the course of a decade, Derrick and his neighbors stand up to powerful corporate interests and politicians and face ordeals that include Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil disaster in their struggle for self-determination and environmental justice.

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American Film Showcase workshop in Kendari

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Today in Kendari, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, young people participated in a documentary workshop with filmmaker Leah Mahan. The U.S. Consulate partnered with Yascita, a local NGO, to host the American Film Showcase program featuring screenings of Come...

Come Hell or High Water in Indonesia with the American Film Showcase

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From the Come Hell or High Water newsletter – read  & subscribe here. Next week, the American Film Showcase will travel to Indonesia with COME HELL OR HIGH WATER: THE BATTLE FOR TURKEY CREEK  filmmaker LEAH MAHAN and film expert IRENE TAYLOR BRODSKY, organized by the U.S. EMBASSY IN…

NC Environmental Justice Film Tour – From Witness To Action

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“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...

Environmental Justice Film Tour in North Carolina

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  Working Films is coordinating an Environmental Justice Film Tour (February 10–12) that features screenings and discussions of Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek at North Carolina colleges and universities. The events will connect faculty, students and…