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WILDER THAN WILD: Fire, Forests and the Future

Stephen Most’s 2018 documentary WILDER THAN WILD: Fire, Forests and the Future recounts recent California megafires of 2013 and 2017, revealing how fuel build-up and climate change have exposed Western wildlands to large, high-intensity wildfires while greenhouse gases released from these fires contribute to global warming. As the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, understanding and awareness of this film’s research and message is more important than ever before.

The making of WILDER THAN WILD is explored in Stephen Most’s text STORIES MAKE THE WORLD: Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary (Berghahn Books, 2017). Find an excerpt of the text here, shared in conjunction with the upcoming Bioneers 2019 Conference, “Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Solutions,” in San Rafael, California.

Learn more about the film by attending the following Bioneers events with Stephen Most!

September 12, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
>> A screening of WILDER THAN WILD will occur at the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael, California with a guest panel following the film. The panel will include filmmakers Stephen Most and Kevin White as well as regional and scientific experts on fire management. Learn more and purchase tickets here.

>> October 18, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Stephen Most will join Louie Psihoyos, Shaun Spalding, and host Jeremy Kagan in “Documentaries & Social Change,” a Bioneers 2019 Conference panel investigating the impact of documentary film on social change. A book signing will follow the event. Learn more and register here.