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Green Screen: Five Environmental Films Set to Shine at Sundance

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Next week at the Sundance Film Festival, documentary maker Mark Kitchell will screen his history of the environmental movement, A Fierce Green Fire (see "Lights, Camera, Activism!" for the story behind the highly anticipated debut). But Kitchell's film isn't the only one at the prestigious Park City, Utah, festival -- where Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth made its first big splash -- that tackles serious environmental issues, from nuclear power to bullying agro-business. Here are the top titles ready to turn the screen green.

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Bruce Barcott was a 2009 Guggenheim Fellow in nonfiction and is the author of The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw and The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier. He writes frequently about the outdoors and the environment for such... READ MORE >