21 Apr '17, 4pm

Check out this short film about John Muir by @colemanfilm:

Check out this short film about John Muir by @colemanfilm:

After Michael Coleman released Coming Home , his short film about John Muir, he thought that as a filmmaker, he was done with the topic. Then Robert Hanna, John Muir’s great great grandson, got in touch and told him about a trove of writings by the legendary naturalist that were preserved at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. “I had no idea that this amazing archive existed and was available to the public,” Coleman says. The discovery inspired the Bay Area filmmaker to make a sequel, The Last Oasis , which, like last year’s film, he produced in time for Muir’s birthday on April 21, and Earth Day on April 22. Coleman says that for this film, he was drawn to Muir’s efforts to preserve natural paces. “Obviously with everything that’s been going on politically,” Coleman says, “this is kind of a call to action.” Researching the film, he was struck by Muir’s struggles to...

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