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Writer & Director Tripp Jennings discusses with Jan Price his new documentary, Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire – available to stream digitally on June 13th!
Elemental takes viewers on a journey with the top experts in the nation to better understand fire. We follow the harrowing escape from Paradise as the town ignited from wind-driven embers and burned within a few hours of the fire's start. We visit fire labs where researchers torch entire houses to learn why some homes burn, and others survive. We learn from Native Americans as they employ fire to benefit nature and increase community safety, as they have for thousands of years. We follow researchers who work to understand the effects of climate on forests and the crucial role that natural forests play in storing vast amounts of carbon. Along the way, we listen to people who have survived the deadliest fires to underscore the importance of this quest.
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