A Letter to Congress
Stunning footage of national parks overlaid with Wallace Stegner’s 1960 letter to Congress about the importance of wilderness is the framework for a new message, one in which our unified voice can help prevent the transfer of our most valuable heritage, our public lands, to private and corporate interests.
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Filmmaker: Christopher Newman
Running Time: 3 mins
As as a young filmmaker, Chris spent time shooting professional surfers across the globe then went on to earn a masters degree in documentary filmmaking from UC-Santa Cruz. After a time living and filming in Peru, he returned to San Francisco to build his commercial reel as a director. His intention as a director is to create cinematic, heartfelt and honest connections between his subjects and the viewer.