Come Hell or High Water, The Battle for Turkey Creek

PRESENTED BY: Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
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6:15 PM, Friday, October 16, 2015
Location: Beacon Hill (click for map)

Come Hell or High Water 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 Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil disaster in their struggle for self-determination and environmental justice.

Special guest for the evening is Stacie Ford Bonnelle of the Northwest African American Museum

Special Guests: Stacie Ford Bonnelle, Northwest African American Museum

Sponsors: Beacon Arts Joe McKinstry Construction Company

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/turkeycreekfilm

Release Year: 2013

Running Time: 56 minutes

Director: Leah Mahan

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