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Monday, April 8, 2013

Beyond the Classroom presents "A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet"

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 50 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! "Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival, 2012. "The documentary of record on the environmental movement.  Cara Mertes, Director, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. "The most thorough, expansive, and inclusive documentary film on the rise of modern environmentalism.  Paul Sutter, Associate Professor of History, University of Colorado. {Will appear in FYI on Apr 3, 2013
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7:00 PM
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9:00 PM
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Dr. James V. Riker Beyond the Classroom +1 301 314 6622

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