A Line in the Sand

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Keep it Wild Shorts
Roxie Theater Sun, Apr 17, 2016 1:00 PM

Short films about the people protecting our wild spaces and the landscapes that inspire them.

Film Info
Director:Chris Cresci
Justin Clifton
Year of Production:2014
Premiere Status:San Francisco Premiere
Topic:Keep it Wild
Running Time:3 min.


Told entirely through Edward Abbey quotes, and coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Wilderness in America, this short narrative animation explores the importance of wild places and the increasing threats they face.

Part of our Keep It Wild shorts program - a collection of wild stories that venture into our magnificent outdoor spaces and the lives of people dedicated to protecting them.

Additional Information

Justin Clifton is a native of the American Southwest who has dedicated the past decade of his career to advocacy film, first as director of Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour and now as a filmmaker whose work is centered around environmental and conservation issues. He produced and directed three films focused around the protection of landscapes in southeastern Utah as part of the Our Canyon Lands campaign for land conservation, including A Line in the Sand.

Chris Cresci is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer from Washington State. After graduating from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film, he moved to Portland Oregon where he currently works as a freelance documentary filmmaker and cinematographer.