Them That Work – Coal Tunnel

This is the coal tunnel featured in MATEWAN, which is actually from the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine.
This documentary is about the impact left by John Sayles’ 1986 film MATEWAN, about a shooting between company gun thugs and union organizers in Southern West Virginia.

Along with a lasting legacy of support for union rights, the film inspired many West Virginians to become filmmakers and introduced the world to many great actors who amaze us to this day.


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