John Muir in the New World
National Broadcast on PBS
April 18, 9:00 PM
Preservationist, naturalist, author, explorer, activist, scientist, farmer, John Muir (4/21/1838 – 12/24/1914) was all these things and more. Nearly a century after his death, this Scottish American is remembered and revered as the father of the environmental movement and the founder of the Sierra Club, the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States. This 90 minute documentary John Muir in the New World delves into Muir’s life and influences with reenactments filmed in high definition throughout the majestic landscapes he visited: Wisconsin, Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada, the Alhambra Valley of California, and the glaciers of Alaska.
Festivals and Screenings
- February 27 (1:00PM) — Green Bay (WI) Film Festival
- March 11 (2:00PM) — San Luis Obispo (CA) International Film Festival
- April 3 (12:00PM) — Millerton Movie House, NY
- April 6 (7:00PM) — Jewish Theological Seminary, New York
- April 7–April 10 — Kent (CT) Film Festival
- April 10 (4:00PM) — Fallbrook (CA) Film Festival
- April 8–April 17 — Riverside (CA) International Film Festival
- April 13— University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
- April 14 — Seattle
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