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‘Harlan County, USA’: A powerful and landmark documentary about miners’ woes

By Arun Kumar
Harlan County, USA isn’t afflicted with the liberal guilt that seems to be problem with many sentimental, issue-driven documentaries of contemporary era. Kopple’s Harlan County and her other masterpiece American Dream (1990) were made with deep understanding of workers’ life.