RadicalMedia Produces Film in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies
September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - National Geographic Documentary Films announced today that the company will distribute Bloomberg Philanthropies’ second film, Paris to Pittsburgh premiering on Wednesday, December 12 at 9pm ET/PT in the U.S. and will air globally in 172 countries and 45 languages. Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards.
In the last weekend of April I attended the conference, What Is Documentary: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow at the University of Oregon’s Portland campus organized by Gabriela Martinez and Janet Wasko of the School of Journalism and Communication. As noted in a previous blog post, it was an extremely interesting two days and three evenings of presentations and film screenings.
Filmmaker Peter Byckbelieves that the issue of preserving the environment is truly non-partisan, that when you strip away all the political rhetoric and carefully-crafted media narratives, we all really want the same thing: clean air, clean water and cheap energy.
On Tuesday, Investigation Discovery debuted documentary film, ID Films: March to Justice, reflecting on our nation’s ongoing pursuit of racial equality. The event, held at The Newseum in Washington, D.C., also featured a panel discussion following the film’s premiere, with Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and daughter of former U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, John Seigenthaler, First Amendment Center founder and former administrative assistant to Robert F.
Named for the rich red dirt that once colored its rushing waters, the Colorado River has been dammed, diverted and drained to a trickle of its former self. Host Alex Wise recently watched the documentary film Watershed which provides the story of the Colorado River through the voices of its beneficiaries, from a flyfisherman to a rancher to a Navajo council member.