Rebels With A Cause

Rebels With a Cause celebrates the people and passion that saved the coastal wonders that would become the Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Their efforts set new precedents for protecting open space and shaped the environmental movement as we know it today.

Directors

Nancy Kelly

Country

USA

Year

2012

Running Time

74 mins

 

 

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Rebels With a Cause celebrates the people and passion that saved the coastal wonders that would become the Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. With California’s rapid population rise in the 1950’s, the California coast seemed destined to follow the prevalent pattern of suburban development. But these rebels changed the fate of the land. Their efforts set new precedents for protecting open space and shaped the environmental movement as we know it today. An audience award winner at the 2012 Mill Valley Film Festival, the film features interviews with several prominent Bay Area residents including: Huey Johnson, co-founder of the Trust for Public Land and founder of the Resource Renewal Institute; Amy Meyer and Edgar Wayburn, co-chairs, People for a Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Martin Griffin , founder, Audubon Canyon Ranch; Phyllis Faber and Ellen Straus, co-founders, Marin Agricultural Land Trust; Martin Rosen, Former President of the Trust for Public Land.

Screening: May 30, 2013 at New People Cinema. SF Premiere // Festival Opening Night.

Discussion with: Nancy Kelly, director; Kenji Yamamoto, producer/editor; Huey Johnson, founder, Resource Renewal Institute; Nancy Dobbs, President & CEO, KRCB Television & Radio; Melanie Nutter, Director, Department of the Environment, City and County of San Francisco

Program sponsor: Earthjustice