Directed by Mark Kitchell. With Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Isabel Allende. An exploration of the environmental movement - grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.
- Mark Kitchell
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A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle For a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to battling 20,000 tons of toxic waste at Love Canal; from Greenpeace saving the whales to Chico Mendes and the rubbertappers saving the Amazon ...
Mar 01, 2013 · A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle For A Living Planet Synopsis The history of the environmental movement's evolution from the 1960s to the present. Read Full Synopsis
- Mark Kitchell
"A Fierce Green Fire" has filled the gap. This film explains where the movement came from and why it continues today. The film is divided into five parts: Act 1, The history of Conservation beginning with the origins of the Sierra Club, headed by John Muir in the 19th century and later David Bower in the mid-20th.
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle for a Living Planet. 2013, 101 minutes ; Narrated by: Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende & Meryl Streep ; Purchase for individual use: You can purchase a digital stream or a DVD of A Fierce Green Fire at our online Square store. Please note that this is for personal use only – see below for ...
Mar 01, 2013 · Inspired by the book of the same name by Philip Shabecoff and informed by advisors like the biologist E.O. Wilson, "A Fierce Green Fire" chronicles the largest movement of the 20th century and one of the keys to the 21st. It brings together all the major parts of environmentalism and connects them.
Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people f...
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Witness the battle for a living planet in this exploration of the environmental movement. ... A Fierce Green Fire is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, spanning 50 ...
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- The Conservation Movement
- Pollution and Cleanup
- Global Resources
- Climate Change
Act 1, narrated by Robert Redford, focuses on the conservation movement of the 1960s, the Sierra Club and its Executive Director David Brower’s battle to halt dams in the Grand Canyon.
Act 2,narrated by Ashley Judd, looks at pollution in the 1970s, spotlighting the fight led by film interviewee Lois Gibbs and other Love Canal (Niagara, N.Y.) residents to save their children from toxic waste.
Act 3, narrated by Van Jones, features alternative ecology strands like Greenpeace and its famous campaigns to save whales and baby harp seals, including interviews with co-founders Paul Watson and Rex Weyler.
Act 4,narrated by Isabelle Allende, charts the rise of global resource crises in the 1980s with the struggle to save the Amazon rainforest, led by Chico Mendes and his fellow Brazilian rubber tappers, as its centerpiece.
Act 5,narrated by Meryl Streep, tackles climate change and the 25-year effort to address this ongoing, global problem, featuring author/activist Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, a movement dedicated to solving the climate crisis. The film’s title is derived from pioneering ecologist Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac(1949), which describes his awakening after shooting a wolf while working as a U.S. Forest Service ranger: “We reached the old wolf in time to watch a fierce green fire dying in her eyes.” “The environmental movement is the biggest movement the world has ever seen, yet so broad and diffuse that we lack a larger sense of what it was about,” explains Kitchell. “A Fierce Green Fireis meant to take stock, explore the historical meaning, where we’ve come from and where we’re heading. A hugely ambitious undertaking, it has proved to be the greatest challenge of my career.” “A Fierce Green Fire furthers the story of the environmental movement that American Masters began exp...