Company Town

Natalie Kottke Masco, Erica Sardarian, Edgar Sardarian, Adam Paul Smith, Penn Road Productions | 2016 | 91 min.

2017 Official Selection

What do you do when the company you work for is making you sick? This groundbreaking investigative documentary tells the story of the small working class town of Crossett, Arkansas, polluted by Georgia-Pacific – one of the nation’s largest paper mills and chemical plants privately owned by billionaire brothers, Charles Koch and David Koch of Koch Industries. They produce America’s household products including Brawny paper towels, Quilted Northern, Angel Soft toilet paper, Dixie paper cups and they are silently killing this hidden American town. Crossett represents all towns across America plagued with illness, polluted by big businesses that provide communities with their livelihoods. Crossett is the next Flint, Michigan. Filmed over four years, Company Town follows one man’s mission to save his community.

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