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KS Wild Summer Film Series

Join KS Wild for intriguing and artistic films on diverse environmental issues such as endangered species in Australia, the World Water Forum in Japan and Pacific Northwest forest defense. All films are free and start at 7pm in Ashland. For more information, contact Lesley at 488.5789 or  lesley@kswild.org.
All showings will include a new 8-minute film entitled "Ancient Forests
Under Threat," featuring KS Wild's Conservation Director in the
Kelsey-Whisky and Mr. Wilson timber sales outside of Grants Pass.
Saturday, June 26 - Unitarian Fellowship, 87 4th street

Viva Judi Bari!
This 26-minute feature is both a primer for the Bari v. FBI civil
rights case, and an opportunity to see and hear, indeed for many
people, to meet, Judi Bari. She is here: articulate, brilliant, funny,
and relentless in her pursuit of justice.

An inspiring documentary about the 1999 coalition formed between a
timber town and environmentalists to fight the 2nd largest timber
company in the world.
Saturday, July 17 - Headwaters Building, 84 4th street

Reclaiming Water
Thousands of people arrived in Kyoto, Japan, March 2003 for the Third
World Water Forum. An enormous trade show, the WWF is also an
opportunity for transnational corporations and governments to present
far-reaching strategies for managing and financing water. This year,
grassroots activists also attended, determined to present alternatives.
Reclaiming Water is their story. Well known participants include
authors Vandana Shiva and Maude Barlow. The documentary interweaves
personal stories, strategy sessions, and analysis with striking footage
of Japan.

On the Brink
This film stars four endangered species, both in a costume drama and
the creatures themselves via spectacular natural history footage, from
New South Wales, Australia (NSW). The movie switches between the drama,
where the 4 creatures seek to understand why they are in danger of
extinction, and the natural history of the creatures, which is narrated
by Sir David Attenborough. In the drama, Olivia Newton-John (as the
voice for Koala) leads Spotted-tail Quoll (Jack Thompson's voice),
Yellow-bellied Glider and Masked Owl to visit first an aboriginal
elder, then some young musicians, a logging protest, the forestry
officials and parliament house in their quest for understanding and
Saturday, August 14 - Unitarian Fellowship, 87 4th street

Treesit: The Art of Resistance
Feature length grassroots documentary. From the struggle to save
Headwaters Forest, the assassination attempt of Judi Bari, the pepper
spray torture of young activists, to the establishment of permanent
"tree-villages" hundreds of feet up and culminating in the WTO protests
in the streets of Seattle, this film is historical, exhilarating,
informative, and intense!

Lesley Adams, Outreach Coordinator
Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center
PO Box 102
Ashland, Oregon 97520

The Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center (KS Wild) works to protect and
restore the outstanding biological diversity of the Klamath-Siskiyou
and south Cascadian Ecoregions of southwest Oregon and northwest
California. We use environmental law, science, education and
collaboration to help build healthy ecosystems and sustainable