A Letter to Congress

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.

Action Opportunities 
Contact your elected officials here.
Join an organization dedicated to protecting wild lands, water and wildlife here.
Contribute to a fund that works toward preventing destruction of iconic landscapes here.

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.