2007. USA. Laura Dunn. 93 min.
Introduced by Robert Redford. Discussion with Dunn and others
Saturday, February 16, 2008, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2007. USA. Directed by Laura Dunn. This thorough, poetically evocative film examines the destruction of the natural world and the conflicting American Dream of home ownership, focusing on a large real estate development plan in Austin, Texas, that adversely impacts the environment. Presented in collaboration with Planet in Focus. With introductory remarks by executive producer Robert Redford and a discussion to follow with Laura Dunn and guest speakers Majora Carter (executive director and founder of Sustainable South Bronx) and Candida Paltiel (festival director of Planet in Focus). 93 min.