South Shore People Power, Fore River Residents Say NO Fracked Gas Weymouth Compressor Station

South Shore People Power is a documentary film about the fight to stop Enbridge Corporation from building a dangerous and destructive 7,700 horsepower fracked gas compressor station in a hightly populated area of Weymouth and Quincy.

  • Robert Flame Lamothe
    Director
    New Dreams for a New World, TEACH - Teachers Are Talking, Is the Nation Listening, Street Scenes 15
  • Robert Flame Lamothe
    Writer
  • Robert Flame Lamothe, Yvonne Lamothe, Marc Gurvitch, Jim Mack, Ann Mack
    Producer
  • All the People of FRRACS, the Fore River Residents
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 3 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Robert Flame Lamothe

About Robert Flame Lamothe
Robert Lamothe's newest film is South Shore People Power, Fore River Residents Say NO Fracked Gas Weymouth Compressor Station. Robert Lamothe's previous documentary film was New Dreams for a New World released in 2019. He is an independent, outsider filmmaker making self funded films on micro budgets. He has been making social justice documentaries for over 20 years. His previous films include Street Scenes 15, TEACH, Teachers are Talking, Is the Nation Listening, and Issues of Homelessness, Teachers and Students Explore Causes and Solutions and other social justice short films. TEACH received the Indie Spec Best Cinematography Award from the Boston International Film Festival and was nominated for the Best US Documentary Feature Award from the International Film Festival of Manhattan 2012.

Robert worked as a Union Organizer, Union Representative, and has a Masters of Labor Studies from UMass Amherst Labor Relations and Research Center. He has been active in social justice movements since 1969 including the UFW boycotts, the Farah Pants and Coors Beer boycotts, the anti-apartheid movement, the Anti-Vietnam War movement and multiple other anti-war movements, social and racial justice movements, the women's movement, the environmental justice and climate chaos movements, and the anti-nuclear power movement.

Robert also was a primary school classroom teacher in project based, child- centered, first, second, third and kindergarten classes in Boston, Brookline, and Winchester and taught high school technology in Boston. He also worked in the high tech industry for several years in Cambridge and Boston. He brought this experience with him to as a high school inner-city instructional technology teacher. Robert taught for 20 years.

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