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7 Environmentally Conscious Films For Earth Day
For years, cinema has offered a platform for filmmakers to assume an activist role in confronting the environmental challenges of our time—challenges that civilization generally continues to perpetuate. That’s where we hope our list of environmentally conscious films will lend a hand, or at least get you in the spirit of thinking about the issues facing our (and our children’s) time.
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'52 Tuesdays,' An Audacious Drama Scripted and Shot Over 52 Weeks
On the heels of Richard Linklater’s 12-years-in-the-making drama Boyhood, , another film from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival has been made under a similarly innovative process. For her directorial debut 52 Tuesdays, Sophie Hyde shot her film exclusively on Tuesdays for 52 consecutive weeks, giving actors their scripts only a week in advance and only for the scenes that involved their characters.