Rachel Carson
40th IWFF
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Showings
The Roxy Theater Screen 2Sat, Apr 22 2:45 PM
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Film Info
Series:40th International Wildlife Film Festival
Run Time:114min
Release Year:2017
Country:USA
Description
Rachel Carson
Often called the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson rocked the world with her book Silent Spring, published in 1962, which warned the American public of the impact of pesticides on the environment and unleashed an extraordinary national debate about science and safety. At the center of that firestorm stood Ms. Carson, a strong, intensely private woman who balanced her love of the natural world and passion for writing with personal strife, including being the sole financial support for her family and a heartbreaking battle with breast cancer. Rachel Carson provides an illuminating and inspiring portrait of a seminal figure whose writings changed the course of our nation and are still highly relevant today.