A mosquito bite decades ago leads Catherine Coleman Flowers on her life’s journey.
The second in the Southern Exposure series, this captivating film brings viewers into the world
of Catherine Coleman Flowers, a Lowndes County, Alabama activist who became passionate
about the environment when she found out that tropical diseases, like hookworm, were
showing up in her community because of sewage treatment problems. Her journey to solve
problems at the intersection of poverty, climate change, and politics has taken her from the
Alabama Black Belt to Washington, D.C. to Switzerland and back. She shares her special
connection to place and invites you in to a day in her life.