Conversation: Pushed up the Mountain

  • October 21, 2021, 9:00 PM EDT

Director Julia Haslett talks to Jamie Uy about her film Pushed Up The Mountain. Hasletts discusses her journey toward finding her voice and filmmaking style for this particular film. They talk about how Pushed Up The Mountain rethinks our relationship with plants and talks about rising above national and regional divides.

Through the tale of the migrating rhododendron, now endangered in its native China, the film reveals how high the stakes are for all living organisms in this time of unprecedented destruction of the natural world.

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