*A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet

Green Film Festival and Earth Day Film Series
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Filmmaker Mark Kitchell presents A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet, a documentary about the history of the environmental movement spanning fifty years, covering grassroots and global activism to conservation to climate change.

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Earth Day Film Series

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 12:00 – 2:00pm
Angel Azul
Explores the work of Jason de Caires, an artist who creates artificial coral reefs from statues cast from live models. Narrated by Peter Coyote. Screening followed by discussion with director Marcy Cravat. (2014, 74 min.)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 5:00 – 7:30pm
A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet
A film documentary about the history of the environmental movement. Narrated by Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Ashley Judd, Isabel Allende, Van Jones. Screening followed by discussion with director Mark Kitchell. (2013, 101 min.)

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 5:45 – 7:45pm
Speciesism: The Movie
Director Mark Devries investigates factory farms, where most of the animals used for food in the country are raised. The documentary takes viewers on a sometimes funny, sometimes frightening adventure, crawling through the bushes that hide these factories, flying in airplanes above their toxic “manure lagoons,” and coming face-to-face with their owners. Screening followed by discussion with David Smugar, animal rights advocate and a representative from the San Francisco Vegetarian Society. (2013, 94 min.)

This is a Green Stacks event sponsored by the San Francisco Department of the Environment.

This is a Films & Videos program from SFPL. From feature films to youth-made videos, we’ve got something great to watch.

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