22 Jun '11, 9am

If a tree falls: a new film on the Earth Liberation Front raises tough questions about activism and terrorism

If a tree falls: a new film on the Earth Liberation Front raises tough questions about activism and terrorism

MC: That is one of the big questions of the movie: how we define terrorism. I think that in our society we use the terrorism a lot - individuals throw the word around a lot without carefully considering it. I think it is a pretty complicated question. Part of me is reluctant to explain how I feel - because how I feel is reflected in this 85-minute movie. If you tell you in two sentences what I think, it kinds of undercuts that I made a whole movie about it. I do think that terrorism is one of those terms that maybe confuses more than it clarifies, because we have such different understandings of what it means. The person who I fall closest with on this issue is the police captain who worked on trying to catch the ELF. In the film, I think it is easier to focus on crime and not crime. Arson is a crime but is it terrorism or not - we will find out. Ultimately, it is a term t...

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