A screening of “From the Ashes,’ a documentary about America’s legacy with the coal industry, is 7 p.m. Nov. 28 in the Hardin Hall Auditorium. The screening is free and open to the public.
Offered by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s environmental studies program, the event will include a discussion after the screening.
“From the Ashes” examines Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the impacts of the coal industry and what its future will be under the Trump administration. From Appalachia to the Powder River Basin, the film looks beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present stories about coal’s effects on the economy, health and climate. Presented by National Geographic and Documentary Films, “From the Ashes” is directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Michael Bonfiglio. “From the Ashes” debuted at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.