The New Environmentalists


Film Screenings & DiscussionsPre-Fest Screening Event: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 3:30-4:30pm /University of Illinois at Chicago - Latino Cultural Center 803 S. Morgan St., Lecture Center B2/Tickets

2014 Festival Closing Event: Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 6-9pm/Unity Temple 875 Lake Street, Oak Park/Tickets

Directed By - Will Parrinello/2013/28 minutes

Robert Redford narrates this multiple Emmy Award-winning series featuring inspiring portraits of passionate and dedicated activists. These are true environmental heroes who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries while building strong grassroots support. The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for environmental justice in their communities.

For more information on the film, please visit the official documentary  website

"The New Environmentalists - from Chicago to The Karoo" 30 second trailer from Mill Valley Film Group on Vimeo.