Source: The Guardian
“Company Town” opened in New York City on Friday night for a short run at Cinema Village.
The film tells the story of Crossett, Arkansas, a small town dominated by a huge Georgia-Pacific paper mill owned by the Koch brothers, Charles and David, hugely influential Republican donors with a deeply contentious – activists would say appalling – record on the environment.
People who live in Crossett blame the mill for heedless dumping of cancer-causing chemicals they say are polluting their drinking water and shortening their already straitened lives.
Read the story at The Guardian.
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