Creek Runs Red, The

James Payne is a documentary film producer and first time director. He began his career working on the feature doc - Hill Stomp Hollar which delved into the peculiar intersection of punk rock and Mississippi hill county blues.

Filmmaker Bradley Beesley was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s "Top 25 Independent Filmmakers" in 2002. He recently completed his feature length documentary THE FEARLESS FREAKS FEATURING THE FLAMING LIPS, which includes 10 years of chronicling the band.

The EPA calls the mining town of Picher, Oklahoma, the most toxic place in America, but the Quapaw Tribe still calls it home. Today, the town is divided by fears of serious health risks, environmental politics, civic pride and old racial tensions between the Quapaw people and the non-Indian community who share the town.

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