MATEWAN Film Screening
Host: City of Welch
Location: Pocahontas Theatre
When: Saturday, Sept. 4th, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Matewan is the 1987 film written and directed by John Sayles and starring Chris Cooper (in his film debut), James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham and David Strathairn. The film dramatizes the events of the Battle of Matewan, which led to the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921.
For more details about this event and others planned in celebration of the Blair Mountain Centennial, visit us at blair100.com/events