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A fierce green fire : the battle for a living planet / a film by Mark Kitchell ; producer, director and writer, Mark Kitchell.

Kitchell, Mark, (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Shabecoff, Philip, 1934- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Fierce green fire. (Added Author). Redford, Robert, (narrator.). Judd, Ashley, (narrator.). Jones, Van, 1968- (narrator.). Allende, Isabel, (narrator.). Streep, Meryl, (narrator.). Wallace, Randall, (composer (expression)). Stevenson, Garth, (composer (expression)). Michalski, George, (composer (expression)). First-Run Features (Firm), (film distributor.).

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Homer Public Library DVD 333.72 AFI 000102812 Video Place on copy / volume Checked out 01/26/2022

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : First Run Features, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a documentary in 2012.
Based on the book: A fierce green fire : the American environmental movement / Philip Shabecoff.
Special features: About the director: Mark Kitchell ; Timeline of the environmental movement (PDF) ; Environmental resource guide (PDF).
Formatted Contents Note:
Opening -- Roots of conservation -- Halting dams in the Grand Canyon -- Wild by law -- Earth Day -- From Silent Spring to a new environmental movement -- 20,000 tons of toxic waste -- Love Canal : confrontation and victory -- Not in my back yard -- Environmental justice -- Doing more with less -- Greenpeace, whales and seals -- From whaling moratorium to international movement -- Biodiversity -- Chico Mendes and the rubbertappers -- Movements of the global south -- The greenhouse effect -- The impossible issue -- Blessed unrest.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Vicente Franco ; editors, Ken Schneider, Veronica Selver, Jonathan Beckhardt ; music, George Michalski, Randall Wallace, Garth Stevenson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrators, Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende, Meryl Streep.
Summary, etc.:
Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought, and succeeded, against enormous odds.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation (1.77:1); 2.0 stereo, 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival
Subject: Green movement > United States > History.
Green movement > History.
Environmentalism > United States > History.
Environmentalism > History.
Environmental policy > United States > History.
Environmental protection > United States > History.
Environmental policy.
Environmental protection.
Environmentalism.
Green movement.
United States.
Genre: Environmental films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Environmental films.
Feature films.
History.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.