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A Fierce Green Fire

4/24/2013
5:15 - 7:45

Main Library

Koret Auditorium - Lower Level

100 Larkin St.

This documentary 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 rubber tappers saving the Amazon; from climate change to the promise of transforming our civilization, the film tells vivid stories about people fighting – and succeeding – against enormous odds.

Directed and written by Mark Kitchell, and narrated by Robert
Redford, Meryl Streep, Ashley Judd, Van Jones and Isabel
Allende.  114 minutes.  http://www.afiercegreenfire.com/

Discussion with Director Mark Kitchell following screening.

This is a Stegner Environmental Center, San Francisco Environment and San Francisco Green Film Festival Program.  Funded by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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