Urban Forest Film Festival

Tree Pittsburgh Film FestivalTree 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.

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