Dada Acquires ‘The Last Mountain’

Documentary focuses on the fight between an Appalachian community and a coal company

Dada acquired U.S. theatrical rights to Bill Haney’s “The Last Mountain” and will release the film June 3. The documentary had its world premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival. 

“The Last Mountain” focuses on a fight between a small Appalachian community and big coal company.

“This amazingly uplifting David and Goliath film combines superb storytelling and extraordinary cinematography,” M.J. Peckos, president of Dada Films, said in a statement. 

Directed by Bill Haney (“The Price of Sugar”), the film was written by Haney and Peter Rhodes, produced by Clara Bingham, Eric Grunebaum, Bill Haney, and executive produced by Tim Disney and Tim Rockwood.

The film will be released theatrically on June 3, 2011, in the top 20 US markets.