If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

If a Tree Falls follows Daniel McGowan, a former Earth Liberation Front (ELF) member, as he faces over 300 years in prison for arson and other crimes committed in the name of saving the planet. While under house arrest, McGowan retraces the steps that led him to be one of America’s "Most Wanted terrorists." With remarkable access to the activists, prosecutors and detectives involved, the film raises difficult questions and finds no easy answers. When civil disobedience isn't working, what is the alternative? Nominated for Best Documentary Feature 2012 Academy Awards.

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