DCEFF 365: Free Environmental Films

Forest for the Trees

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Co-presented with Grist


Screening includes a pre-recorded Q&A with Rita Leistner (Director, Forest for the Trees) and Tara McGowan-Ross (Featured Subject, Forest for the Trees), moderated by Zoya Teirstein (Reporter, Grist).


Find out more about Forest for the Trees and the companion book at www.forestforthetreesdocumentary.com.

Rita Leistner (Director, Forest for the Trees) is an award-winning visual artist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker known for her intrepid work in conflict zones and her in-depth portraits of communities in extreme conditions. Full bio here.


Tara McGowan-Ross is an urban Mi’kmaw multidisciplinary artist and writer. She is the host of Drawn & Quarterly’s Indigenous Literatures Book Club, a critic of experimental and independent Montreal theatre, and an editor for Insomniac Press.  Full bio here.


Zoya Teirstein (Moderator) is a staff writer at Grist covering public health and the politics of climate change. Full bio here.

  • Year
    2022
  • Runtime
    25 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    DCEFF