What We’re Watching

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A collection of our favorite films, documentaries, & short videos all in one place—with new additions every month.

JANUARY 2021

IN THE BLOOD

Up to the turn of the century, it was not a board of directors or a bureaucratic system that made the logging camp and industry successful—it was the skills, integrity, and personality of individuals. In The Blood illustrates and celebrates these individuals, their character, and history. The audience is taken into his rugged environment, into the camp, onto the haul roads, landings and yards, rivers and lakes. In The Blood creates a vivid world and brings the lumberman’s 19th century reality to life.

DECEMBER 2020

ALONE IN THE WILDERNESS

The story of Dick Proenneke living a subsistence lifestyle in the Alaskan wilderness.

HOSTILES

In 1892, legendary Army Capt. Joseph Blocker reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their tribal land. Embarking on a harrowing and perilous journey from Fort Berringer, New Mexico, to the grasslands of Montana, they soon encounter a young widow whose family was killed on the plains. The travelers must now band together to survive a punishing landscape that’s crawling with hostile Comanches and vicious outliers.

THE GROUND BETWEEN US

A fascinating look at the issues surrounding our public lands today. The Ground Between Us presents these public lands debates in the context of the day-to-day realities of three families who hold vastly different connections to and perspectives on public lands.

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NOVEMBER 2020

MINNESOTA BOUND: BOUNDARY WATERS MINE SPECIAL

Minnesota Bound is a television series exploring the great outdoors and activities in the “land of 10,000 lakes”. In this special episode, they explore the debate surrounding a proposed copper mining operation in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

FANTASTIC FUNGI

This fascinating documentary explores the almost otherworldly characteristics of mushrooms and fungi. The most mind-blowing takeaway from the film is the underground network of fungi beneath the forest floor, which trees use to communicate with one another and share resources. Through this fungal network deep in the soil, a view emerges of forests as one single living being rather than a group of disconnected individual trees.

ODE TO DESOLATION

This film shares the story of Jim Henterly, a naturalist, illustrator, and fire lookout as he contemplates the dwindling days of Fire Lookouts in North America.

PURPLE MOUNTAINS

When the world feels more polarized than ever, Purple Mountains examines our most significant common denominator—the outdoors. Worth a watch for anyone searching for common ground.

 

PUBLIC TRUST

The fight for Public Lands in our country can feel confusing and overwhelming at times—this film brings clarity and focuses on the issues that impact us all.

FILSON GEAR & APPAREL

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