If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front

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New York, NY : Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2011].
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1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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New York, NY : Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2011].


General 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).
General Note
Film was broadcast on the PBS series POV in 2011.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Sam Cullman ; music, James Baxter, The National.
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.
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.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD ; NTSC, region 0 ; 1.78:1 aspect ratio ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and stereo.
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
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.
Academy Award Nomination 2011 Documentary (Feature).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Curry, M., Cullman, S., Hamachek, M., McGowan, D., Lewis, T., Engdall, K., Flynn, J., Synan, J., Pickering, L. J., Harvey, G., Savoie, S., Ferguson, J., & Baxter, J. (2011). If a tree falls: a story of the Earth Liberation Front (Widescreen.). Oscilloscope Laboratories.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Marshall, Curry et al.. 2011. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front. Oscilloscope Laboratories.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Marshall, Curry et al.. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Oscilloscope Laboratories, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Curry, Marshall,, et al. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front Widescreen., Oscilloscope Laboratories, 2011.

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