Category Archives: documentary

Film Screening: Love Thy Nature (narrated by Liam Neeson)

Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors (ECO) in Portland is hosting a screening of the film Love Thy Nature at 7pm on April 14th at PNCA’s Shipley/Collins Mediatheque. You can register for this free screening here (a donation is suggested). Here’s the trailer: Advertisements

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REVIEW: Nature Play – Take Childhood Back documentary

Do we need another film about connecting children to nature? There’s Play Again, Nature Kids, Project Wild Thing, The Land, and some others I am sure. Will yet another film lead us in the direction we hope for our kids? … Continue reading

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Nature play film screenings with The Intertwine, Feb. 10

From The Intertwine’s latest email newsletter: Nature play on the big screen. Let your inner child out at the third and final event in the Our Common Ground Film Series next Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Mission Theater & Pub … Continue reading

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Play Again film screening at Tryon Creek State Park, Sept. 19

The children and nature documentary PLAY AGAIN will be screened at Tryon Creek State Park this Saturday, Sept. 19. Doors and refreshments at 6pm, film at 7pm. Discussion with the director to follow. Some thoughts from when I saw the film … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Trailer for “Nature Play – A Scandinavian Perspective On Children and Nature”

2-minute trailer: 13-minute trailer:

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Films about connecting children to nature

Nature Kids (my thoughts) Play Again (my thoughts) Project Wild Thing (my thoughts – coming soon!) Mother Nature’s Child Nature Play – A Scandinavian Perspective On Children and Nature

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Screening of UK children and nature documentary “Project Wild Thing,” Jan. 15

On January 15th, there will be a screening of the UK children and nature documentary Project Wild Thing. Here’s the trailer: Information on the screening here, and the link for requesting tickets (free, but a $5 donation suggested) here.

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REVIEW: Nature Kids documentary (& Giveaway!)

I have previously mentioned the documentary Nature Kids (website/Facebook/Twitter) several times on this blog. I am happy to share that the film is completed and available on DVD or view-on-demand. The film looks at the concern over loss of nature connection … Continue reading

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FILM: Tell it on the Mountain: Tales from the Pacific Crest Trail

This documentary might be of interest to outdoor folks in Oregon: Tell it on the Mountain: Tales from the Pacific Crest Trail (2013) It takes a special kind of person to drop everything and walk through the woods for five … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: don’t fence me in

I absolutely love this clip from the upcoming documentary Nature Kids: The chorus of “Don’t fence me in”: Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above Don’t fence me in Let me ride through the wide open … Continue reading

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