Taking Back Our Town
Taking Back Our Town was released to DVD on 2003-02-18.
Director: Sam Pillsbury
Cast: Chris Bauer, Ruby Dee, Hallee Hirsh, Laura Innes, and Myndy Crist
A true story about a concerned housewife, Pat Melancon, who tries to block Shintech, a massive Japanese petrochemical conglomerate, from building a plant in her toxic township already known as "cancer alley". Pat and a few newly recruited, fledgling activitsts face the full force of Shintech's wealth and influence peddling, which has bought the cooperation of the government from the local level all the way up to the Governor's office.