The Boomer List

Erin Brockovich Is Not Waiting for Superman

Baby boomer Erin Brockovich (b. 1960) is an advocate for communities and people whose health is adversely affected by environmental pollution, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Although she herself is a famous advocate, in this film outtake she warns that there is no single-person solution to environmental health issues: “Superman is not coming.” (Adventures of Superman, […]

A Fierce Green Fire

About the Film

American Masters presents A Fierce Green Fire, the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement. The one-hour documentary chronicles one of the largest movements of the 20th century, and one of the keys to the 21st. Written, directed and produced by Academy Award-nominee Mark Kitchell (Berkeley in the Sixties), American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire […]