MSL to Screen Documentary on the Battle for a Living Planet
On April 22, at 7 p.m., Transition Town Manchester will be showing the film, ‘A Fierce Green Fire: the Battle for a Living Planet’ in celebration of Earth Day. Come and join us at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester, Vt. for this engaging documentary, which profiles environmental movements over the past five decades, from early efforts at conservation and protests against pollution, to the tactics of Greenpeace and concerns over global climate change. Featured are the battle against dams in the Grand Canyon, New York’s Love Canal, radical efforts on behalf of whales, saving the Amazon rainforest and climate change.
The movie, released in 2012, features a cast of well-known actors, including Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep. There will be a short discussion afterwards. Suggested donation is $5 For more information go to