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Partner Toolkit

We're glad you're excited about the broadcast of If a Tree Falls. Here you'll find everything you need to get involved with the film, from alerting your community to the PBS national broadcast, to hosting a free screening. It’s easy to do. Scroll down for a list of ways that you can share this film with your friends, family, and community.

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front will have its PBS encore presentation on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10 PM. (check local listings)


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We will send you an email reminder the week before the PBS encore presentation. Forward to your friends, family or organization members as a reminder to watch If a Tree Falls on PBS on October 11, 2012! Sign Up »

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You can also post the If a Tree Falls trailer on your Facebook profile by linking to this URL: Tell all your friends to watch the film October 11!

Tweet About It

Help spread the word about If a Tree Falls broadcast by tweeting about it! Be sure to include @povengage and @TreeFallsFilm.

Twitter birdFollow @povdocs for the latest news in documentaries.

Follow @povengage for the latest in community screenings and lesson plans,

Follow @TreeFallsFilm for updates on the film.

We've even put together some sample tweets for you below.

Variety: "Has to be seen to be believed." @TreeFallsFilm lifts the veil on #EarthLiberationFront @PBS 10/11

Working class kid from Queens becomes environmental arsonist and faces life in prison @TreeFallsFilm @PBS 10/11

What does it mean to be an environmentalist? Join the conversation. Host a screening @TreeFallsFilm

@TreeFallsFilm investigates the making and unraveling of a radical environmental group @PBS 10/11

Beyond Broadcast

Host a Sneak Preview Screening

The Way We Get By screening

Photo by Larry Glenn, Hands On Network

If you are a community organizer, high school, after school, college or ESL teacher, young person using media to reach your peers or a PBS station employee interested in planning free screenings in your community, please sign up with POV's Community Network and we'll loan you a copy of the film (for free!)
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Screening Toolkit

Find everything you need to host your own free screening, from a step-by-step instructional guide, to tools to alert your local press, to an easy flyer template to fill out and print, and audience evaluations to distribute after your screening. It's all here!


Step-by-Step Guide
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Partner Agreement
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Press Release
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Media Contact Form
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Audience Evaluation
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Discussion Materials


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Reading List »

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I'm always intrigued when reality cuts against my expectations or stereotypes. How did this guy — who could be anyone's little brother, or employee, or next-­door neighbor — wind up facing life in prison for 'eco-terrorism'?”

— Marshall Curry, Filmmaker

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