Film Screening and Discussion: Company Town


Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 5:30pm to 8:30pm


Rubenstein 306, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Company Town filmWhat do you do when the company you work for, and live near, is making you sick? Company Town is a groundbreaking investigative documentary that tells the story of a modern day David vs. Goliath.

Filmed nearly four years, following one man’s journey to save his town. He’s up against one of the nation’s largest paper mill and chemical plants, Georgia-Pacific, owned by billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch of Koch Industries, a company neighbors worked their entire lives for making products like, Angel Soft, Brawny Paper Towels, Quilted Northern, and Dixie paper cups.  He galvanizes the town, revealing untold stories of cancer and illness.

A Whistleblower bravely steps forward shedding light on Georgia-Pacific’s egregious business practices.  A rare look inside one hidden American town, where the company rules and the government’s negligence pushes them to stand up and fight for justice. Crossett, Arkansas represents all towns across America polluted by big business.

Join Director, Natalie Kottke Masocco, along with Executive Producer, David G. Johnson, and Producer, Adam Paul Smith from Act 4 Entertainment for a discussion following the film screening.