19 Dec '11, 6pm

"If a Tree Falls" Film Review: When is Radical Action Justified?

These are moral questions that any serious environmentalist has asked himself at one time or another: As the world's natural resources and habitats are consumed around us, how far should we go to stop it? If a corporation won't take no for an answer, and is dead set on deforesting pristine countryside or fracking near your home or detonating the mountains you live on for coal, is anything more than peaceful, legal recourse justified? That quandary is central to 'If a Tree Falls', an excellent documentary by Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman that has reportedly been short-listed for an Academy Award nomination. The film tells the story of the rise of the Earth Liberation Front in the Pacific Northwest late nineties and early aughts. In particular, it focuses on Daniel McGowan, a young New Yorker who gets introduced to radical politics, travels to Oregon, and becomes a leading ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/if-tree-falls-film-revi...

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