Salt of the Earth

Herbert J. Biberman, US, 1954, 94 min.

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A miners’ strike in New Mexico is the setting for this powerful tale of social activism. The film was blacklisted as a result of the filmmaker’s alleged ties to communism.

Preceded by:
At the River I Stand
David Appleby & Allison Graham, US, 1993, 56 min.

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Salt of the Earth 1954 trailer

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