(KCBS) – KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “A Fierce Green Fire”, a documentary about the efforts and goals of environmental activism. Wahl also gives a few film suggestions to help celebrate the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday.
KCBS Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl:
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE (NO RATING)
In the 20th century, environmentalism was a signature movement. Activists attempted to regulate toxic waste, save baby seals and whales, preserve forests and track climate change. This film focuses on the movement’s early days, illuminating leaders in the fight over issues like Love Canal, the Amazonian rain forest and the beginnings of Green Peace and the Sierra Club.
Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep narrate.
The problem with the film is, while it is educational and should be seen, it stays so one-sided that the passion and energy gets lost.
St. Patrick’s Day Recommendations: The Quiet Man, Circle of Friends, Far and Away, The Commitments, Darby O’Gill & The Little People
You can hear KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl’s movie reviews on KCBS All News 740AM and 106.9FM Fridays at 8:53am & 4:53pm.
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