Reel Connections on the Environment: The Reluctant Radical

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Program Type:

Movie

Age Group:

Adults

Program Description

Program Details

This film follows activist Ken Ward for a year and a half as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change. After pushing for a crisis level response from inside environmental organizations for 20 years, he eventually participates in a series of direct actions, paying a personal price for the fulfillment which comes from following one's calling.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Ames Climate Action Team. Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.


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