The Time To Go Has Come And Gone

 

The city of Welch in McDowell County, West Virginia once was the center of the coal producing industry in the United States of America. Today, the jobs this industry ones offered are almost gone and if Welch is present in the media, it is because of drug abuse and unemployment.

This movie is an approach towards the reality of life in Welch and its people. What is profoundly determining the daily routine of the people in Welch and how does it settle into the political discussion we face today? To answer that it is inevitable to truly meet and understand the every day life in a place like Welch.

Welch, West Virginia, USA, 2017-2018

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© 2020 Pascal Giese

© 2020 Pascal Giese

© 2020 Pascal Giese

© 2020 Pascal Giese