“So I hope that this film will help others to connect the dots the way it helped Tipper and me to connect the dots on the relationship between mountaintop removal — which is a crime and ought to be treated as a crime — and the results of burning it without regard to the future, which also ought to be treated as just an unacceptable practice.”

Al Gore, presenting the “Reel Current Award” to director Michael O’ Connell for his latest film, Mountain Top Removal