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The Resource If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front, A coproduction of Marshall Curry Productions, LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; in association with Lucky Hat Entertainment, American Documentary (POV) and the BBC ; directed and produced by Marshall Curry ; co-directed and produced by Sam Cullman ; written and edited by Matthew Hamachek, Marshall Curry, (videorecording)

If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front, A coproduction of Marshall Curry Productions, LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; in association with Lucky Hat Entertainment, American Documentary (POV) and the BBC ; directed and produced by Marshall Curry ; co-directed and produced by Sam Cullman ; written and edited by Matthew Hamachek, Marshall Curry, (videorecording)

Label
If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front
Title
If a tree falls
Title remainder
a story of the Earth Liberation Front
Statement of responsibility
A coproduction of Marshall Curry Productions, LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; in association with Lucky Hat Entertainment, American Documentary (POV) and the BBC ; directed and produced by Marshall Curry ; co-directed and produced by Sam Cullman ; written and edited by Matthew Hamachek, Marshall Curry
Title variation
Story of the Earth Liberation Front
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Interviewee
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The remarkable story of the rise and fall of the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat,' told through the transformation and radicalization of one of its members, Daniel McGowan. Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry weaves a chronicle of McGowan facing life in prison with a dramatic investigation of the events that led to his involvement with the ELF
Awards note
Winner, Documentary Film Editing Award (Marshall Curry, Matthew Hamachek), 2011 Sundance Film Festival ; Winner, Environmental Visions Grand Jury Prize, 2011 Dallas International Film Festival ; Winner, Best Documentary Feature (Marshall Curry), 2011 Nashville Film Festival ; Winner, EarthVision Environmental Film Grand Jury Prize (Marshall Curry), 2011 Santa Cruz Film Festival.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Sam Cullman ; music, James Baxter, The National
Dewey number
363.325
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
LC call number
GE197
LC item number
.I3 2011
PerformerNote
Interviewees: Daniel McGowan, Lisa (McGowan), Tim Lewis, Kirk Engdall, Jim Flynn, Jenny Synan, Susan Synan, Bill Barton, Leslie James Pickering, Greg Harvey, Chuck Tilby, Suzanne Savoie, Steve Swanson, Chuck Wert, Don Rice, Jake Ferguson, Dan McGowan, Lauren Regan, Stephen Peifer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Curry, Marshall
  • Cullman, Sam
  • Hamacheck, Matthew
  • McGowan, Daniel
  • Lewis, Tim
  • Engdall, Kirk
  • Flynn, Jim
  • Synan, Jenny
  • Pickering, Leslie James
  • Harvey, Greg
  • Savoie, Suzanne
  • Ferguson, Jacob
  • Baxter, James
  • National (Musical group)
  • Marshall Curry Productions
  • Independent Television Service
  • Lucky Hat Entertainment (Firm)
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Oscilloscope Laboratories (Firm)
Runtime
85
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McGowan, Daniel
  • Earth Liberation Front
  • Ecoterrorism
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front, A coproduction of Marshall Curry Productions, LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; in association with Lucky Hat Entertainment, American Documentary (POV) and the BBC ; directed and produced by Marshall Curry ; co-directed and produced by Sam Cullman ; written and edited by Matthew Hamachek, Marshall Curry, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/pov/ifatreefalls/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Bonus features: Optional audio feature commentary with Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman, and Matthew Hamachek ; Deleted scenes ; Post-screening Q&A in Ashland, Oregon, with Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman ; Extended interviews ; Original theatrical trailer ; "You cannot control what is wild" (updates from subjects in the film)
  • Film was broadcast on the PBS series POV in 2011
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
896602002388
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
OSC 38
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OSLOSC038D
  • (OCoLC)ocn745479130
  • (OCoLC)745479130
  • 949308
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 0 ; 1.78:1 aspect ratio ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front, A coproduction of Marshall Curry Productions, LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; in association with Lucky Hat Entertainment, American Documentary (POV) and the BBC ; directed and produced by Marshall Curry ; co-directed and produced by Sam Cullman ; written and edited by Matthew Hamachek, Marshall Curry, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/pov/ifatreefalls/
Publication
Note
  • Bonus features: Optional audio feature commentary with Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman, and Matthew Hamachek ; Deleted scenes ; Post-screening Q&A in Ashland, Oregon, with Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman ; Extended interviews ; Original theatrical trailer ; "You cannot control what is wild" (updates from subjects in the film)
  • Film was broadcast on the PBS series POV in 2011
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
896602002388
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
OSC 38
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OSLOSC038D
  • (OCoLC)ocn745479130
  • (OCoLC)745479130
  • 949308
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 0 ; 1.78:1 aspect ratio ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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