Tree Pittsburgh is hosting their first ‘Urban Forest Film Festival’ tonight, April 20th. The festival features award winning films about forestry which will start at 7pm at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater on Penn Ave in East Liberty. The suggested donation is $5. We’re going to try and get to this tonight for sure!
Featured films include:
Choose Today : a humurous stop-motion animated short.
GoodWood :a look at sustainable forestry and its effects on different global communities.
Lurking in the Trees : a film about devestating invasive insects in the northeastern United States.
Ascending the Giants : featuring two climbers searching for Oregon’s largest Sitka spruce.
Taking Root : the biography of Nobel Peace lauriate and Green Belt Movement founder Wangari Maathai.