Sunday, May 22, 2022

Gulf Coast Fishermen Fight for Justice in ‘Vanishing Pearls’

Following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Nailah Jefferson’s VANISHING PEARLS chronicles the untold story of personal and professional devastation in Pointe á la Hache, a close-knit fishing village on the Gulf coast. Stream it now on UMC.tv

*Vanishing Pearls  (streaming now on UMC.TV) is inspired by the events of April 20, 2010 when over 4.9 million barrels of oil began spilling into the Gulf of Mexico, seeping into the Plaquemines Parish region of Louisiana, among many other tributaries. 

It made headlines as the BP or Deepwater Horizon oil spill, it lasted for a month and it’s been described as the worst environmental disaster in American history.

Following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Nailah Jefferson’s VANISHING PEARLS chronicles the untold story of personal and professional devastation in Pointe á la Hache, a close-knit fishing village on the Gulf coast. Stream it now on UMC.tv

Out of the dregs of a once beautiful Gulf Coast, a core of African American fishermen have emerged to fight for justice and restitution.   

From Ava Duvernay’s Array Collective – watchful filmmaker Nailah Jefferson brings her cameras to Pointe á la Hache, Louisiana to capture the heart wrenching stories of devastation and determination in the feature length documentary Vanishing Pearls.  

Stream it now on The Urban Movie Channel.  Your entertainment; anytime, anyplace, anyhow. Subscribe now for a free 7 day trial at UMC.TV. #WatchUMCTV

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LaRita Shelbyhttp://www.RitaShelby.com
LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby is a broadcast media & marketing professional. She serves as VP of Business Development & Special Projects at EURweb.com. Additionally she is an actress, singer/songwriter who has appeared on TV and in film. LaRita has an undergrad degree from LMU in Los Angeles and an M.A. in Media & Communications Psychology from Touro University Worldwide.

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