Rachel Carson

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6:30 PM, Friday, September 8, 2017 PST
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Rachel Carson” is a 2017 American documentary film directed by Michelle Ferrari. It is based on the life and work of Rachel Carson, a marine biologist and conservationist. Her 1962 book Silent Spring would serve to advance the environmental movement. The film aired on the PBS network series American Experience on January 24, 2017.

Featuring the voice of Mary-Louise Parker as the influential writer and scientist, “Rachel Carson” is an intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. Drawn from Carson’s own writings, letters and recent scholarship, this film illuminates both the public and private life of the woman who launched the modern environmental movement and revolutionized how we understand our relationship with the natural world.

Release Year: 2017

Running Time: 120 min

Director: Michelle Ferrari

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