If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
Bluestockings (172 Allen St., Manhattan)
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front is a documentary directed by Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman. With unprecedented access and a nuanced point of view, the documentary tells the story of Daniel McGowan, an ELF member who faced life in prison for two multi-million dollar arsons against Oregon timber companies. The film employs McGowan’s story to examine larger questions about environmentalism, activism, and terrorism.