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Radio Curious visits with Mark Kitchell, producer of the new film, A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle For a Living Planet, which documents 50 years of the environmental movement.
Barry Vogel, Attorney and Counselor is the Host and Producer of Radio Curious. Christina Aanestad is the Assistant Producer.
The movie A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle For a Living Planet, produced and directed by our guest, Mark Kitchell tells the story of environmental activism – people trying to save the planet, their homes, the future. In a chronicle of five decades of grassroots and global environmental movements, Kitchell explores how we arrived at the present world-wide crisis. While exploring broader ideas and deeper meanings, A Fierce Green Fire brings together eras in the past 50 years from conservation to climate change.
You may learn more at www.afiercegreenfire.com
Mark Kitchell and I visited by phone from his office in San Francisco, California, on October 26, 2012.
The film Mark Kitchell recommends is Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time. The book he recommends is The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, by Naomi Klein.
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A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle For a Living Planet