‘If A Tree Falls’ Screens in Durango, August 25-28

Posted: August 3, 2011 by earthfirstdurango in direct action, Green Scare, repression, resistance
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If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front explores two of America’s most pressing issues — environmentalism and terrorism — by lifting the veil on a radical environmental group the FBI calls America’s “number one domestic terrorism threat.” Daniel McGowan, a former member of the Earth Liberation Front, faces life in prison for two multimillion-dollar arsons against Oregon timber companies. What turned this working-class kid from Queens into an eco-warrior? Marshall Curry (Oscar®-nominated Street Fight, POV 2005) provides a nuanced and provocative account that is part coming-of-age story, part cautionary tale and part cops-and-robbers thriller. A co-production of ITVS. Winner of Best Documentary Editing Award, 2011 Sundance Film Festival. (90 minutes)

Screenings at 4PM & 7PM, August 25-28 at The Back Space Theatre, 1120 Main Ave. Ste.2 in Durango.

Earth First! Durango hopes to be there tabling, so look for us!

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