Earth Focus: Environmental Film-making: The Rising Stars| 27mins
Director: Link TV | Producer: Wallace Genetic Foundation, Raisa Scriabine, the Park Foundation, the Marisla Foundation & Link TV
Focus Years: 2010 | Country: United States
This â€œEarth Focusâ€ special features the best work by student film-makers at the Center for Environmental Film-making, School of Communication at American University in Washington DC. Profiled films include: Rebecca Howland's â€œThe Bay is Your Oysterâ€, which looks at efforts to promote oyster growth on the Chesapeake Bay; â€œWorking with Fireâ€ by Dustin Harrison-Atlas and Danny LeDonne on what it's like inside a controlled burn at Florida's Nokuse Plantation; an excerpt from â€œOn The Fenceâ€ by Brian Kelley - a film on the life of a former hunter in Botswana who is using art to bring new life to dead wood; â€œAmerica's Energy Futureâ€ by Yi Chen on the potential for renewable energy development in the United States; and â€œThe Struggle for Mt. Nimbaâ€ by Kari Barber showing the plight of an isolated group of chimps in Guinea.