The New England Film Premier of "Butte, America"


Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room 106 Brown University

This documentary, narrated by Gabriel Byrne, reveals the social and environmental costs of mining in Butte, Montana.

First in the 2009-10 series, “Nature and Legacy: Humanists, Scientists and the Environment,” the film chronicles industrial exploitation and its effects on the people and the land. Producer/director, Pamela Roberts, and co-producer/co-writer, Edwin Dobb, were on hand to answer questions.