A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle For a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement - grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to battling 20,000 tons of toxic waste at Love Canal; from Greenpeace saving the whales to Chico Mendes and the rubbertappers saving the Amazon; from climate change to the promise of transforming our civilization, the film tells vivid stories about people fighting - and succeeding - against enormous odds.
"Brilliant. Should be assigned viewing for all of us, especially those political leaders currently manning the helm of spaceship earth."
Jay Meehan, Park Record
Mina Hochberg, Outside Magazine "Best of Sundance 2012"
“Rarely do environmental-themed films come with the ambitious scope of ‘A Fierce Green Fire:
The Battle for a Living Planet’…which aims at nothing less than the history of
Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times
“A Fierce Green Fire is a sweeping history of environmental activism in the past half-century.”
Jascha Hoffman, Nature
Naomi Wolf, The Guardian