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Main Title A fierce green fire : the battle for a living planet /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Kitchell, Mark.
Redford, Robert.
Judd, Ashley.
Jones, Van,
Allende, Isabel.
Streep, Meryl.
Shabecoff, Philip,Fierce green fire.
Publisher Bullfrog Films,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 809278849
ISBN 1937772411; 9781937772413
Subjects Environmentalism--United States--History. ; Environmental policy--United States--History. ; Environmental protection--United States--History.
Additional Subjects Shabecoff, Philip,--1934---Fierce green fire--Film adaptations.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAR  GE197.F54 2012 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 12/16/2013
Collation 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives. Resource materials consist of two PDF documents: a teaching guide and a viewer's guide. Based on the book: A fierce green fire : the American environmental movement by Philip Shabecoff. Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012. "Supported by Sundance Documentary Fund, with the Wallace Global Fund"--Container.
Contents Notes
Conservation -- Pollution -- Alternatives -- Going global -- Climate change. "This film is divided into five 'acts.' The Act 1 focuses on the conservation movement of the '60s, David Brower and the Sierra Club's battle to halt dams in the Grand Canyon. Act 2 looks at the new environmental movement of the '70s with its emphasis on pollution, focusing on the battle led by Lois Gibbs over Love Canal. Act 3 is about alternative ecology strands and the main story is Greenpeace's campaign to save the whales. Act 4 explores global resource issues and crises of the '80s, focusing on the struggle to save the Amazon led by Chico Mendes and the rubber tappers. Act 5 concerns climate change"--Container. Divided into five "acts" (Conservation -- Pollution -- Alternatives -- Going global -- Climate change), the film is an exploration of the environmental movement--grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.