BRING YOUR OWN BRIGADE
Filmmaker Lucy Walker looks to answer a question humanity can no longer afford to ignore: why are catastrophic wildfires increasing in number and severity around the world, and can anything be done to lessen the staggering death and destruction it causes? Featuring wildfire footage and interviews with survivors, firefighters and scientists.
Lucy Walker is an Emmy-winning British film director who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award and is renowned for creating riveting, character-driven nonfiction that delivers emotionally and narratively. Lucy’s films include feature documentaries The Crash Reel (2013), Waste Land (2010), Countdown to Zero (2010), Blindsight (2006), Devil’s Playground (2002) and short films, notably The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011) and The Lion’s Mouth Opens (2014), as well as television, including twenty episodes of Nickelodeon Blue’s Clues.
Bring Your Own Brigade (doc.)
Director: Lucy Walker
Cast: Trina Cunningham, Mike Davis, Don Hankins
Production: Artemis Rising Foundation, Rooftop Films, Topic Studios
IN FOCUS: LUCY WALKER