A Fierce Green Fire

Women in the Environmental Movement

Women around the world have had to defend the natural resources their communities depend upon. In this web exclusive video, learn why the Indian women of the Chipko Movement became known as tree huggers and what their defensive tactics were. The Kenyan environmental and political activist Wangari Maathai (1940 – 2011) founded the Green Belt […]

Are You an Environmentalist?

Two advocates describe environmentalism as both a personal choice and global movement in this excerpt from A Fierce Green Fire. Paul Hawken, author and eco-entrepreneur, characterizes environmental activism as “global, classless, unquenchable, and tireless.” Watch Film Excerpt: Are You an Environmentalist? Saying “We keep looking for love in all the wrong places,” Hawken cautions against […]

A Fierce Green Fire

How to Make a Film on the Environment

By Mark Kitchell, producer, director, writer of A Fierce Green Fire Like Berkeley in the Sixties, my previous work which has become one of the defining films about the protest movements of the 1960s, A Fierce Green Fire started with the idea that a big-picture synthesis of environmentalism was needed. It’s the biggest movement the […]