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New Film: "Tree Sit - The Art of Resistance"


New Blockbuster Film: "Tree Sit- The Art of Resistance"

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Penelope Andrews, Earth Films, 415-820-1635

Redwood Mary, Plight Of The Redwoods Campaign, Pager: 888-530-1398

New Blockbuster Film: "Tree Sit- The Art of Resistance"

Earth Films and Plight of the Redwoods Campaign have joined together, again, in a collaborative partnership to organize a educational tour featuring the new blockbuster film "Tree Sit- The Art of Resistance". This feature length film chronicles the dramatic story about the ongoing destruction of ancient forest ecosystems from California to Alaska and the growing movement to stop it.

Earth Films is a non profit educational video and media project that specializes in the production and distribution of environmental and social issue documentaries.

Plight of The Redwoods Campaign (http://redwoods.bullhorn.org/) significantly facilitated in bringing out the issues from behind the "redwood curtain" to the east coast and global venues. Northern California Forest Defender Redwood Mary, via Plight of The Redwoods Campaign , has helped to educate about the work of Earth Films and about the story of those working in courageous struggle to protect the last of the world's redwood forests. "Luna-The Story of the Stafford Giant & Julia Butterfly's Treesit", " Fire In The Eyes", and "The Timber Gap" have been featured in over one hundred screenings to community based organizations, universities and schools during The Plight of The Redwoods Campaign's 1998, 1999, 2000 & current educational tours. Plight of the Redwoods Campaign and affiliated networks of partnerships and organizations have also facilitated the screening of Earth Films videos on over 3 dozen cable TV shows across the U.S.

Earth Films and Plight of The Redwoods Campaign encourages organizations to collaborate with other groups, share resources and join in this grass-roots effort to help organize a nationwide tour to premiere this film at universities, rep house theaters and to as many audiences as possible, nationally & internationally.

Earth Films's James Ficklin and Penelope Andrews, film makers/media activists; and Redwood Mary, founder of Plight of The Redwood Campaign, will be working with various networks and going on tour to present sneak previews of " Tree Sit" - The Art Of Resistance" - a compelling testament to where the efforts of many have come together to take a peaceful stand for protecting what they love. (Can Make Tapes Available for International TV Broadcast ) http://www.earthfilms.org

With Love And Respect For All Life--

Redwood Mary For Plight of The Redwoods Campaign

-A National Organization Working Via Collaborations to Ensure the Survival of the Last Temperate Redwood Rainforest of Its kind in the World

Plight of The Redwoods Campaign Website http://redwoods.bullhorn.org/


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