Jeffrey McKay/2016/52 min/Conservation
CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: The science and enchantment of the global forest provides us with answers to modern dilemmas. “Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees” follows scientist and acclaimed author Diana Beresford-Kroeger as she investigates our profound biological and spiritual connection to forests. Beresford-Kroeger explores the most beautiful forests in the Northern Hemisphere from the sacred sugi and cedar forests of Japan to the great boreal forest of Canada. She shares the amazing stories behind the history and legacy of these ancient forests while also explaining the science of trees and the irreplaceable roles they play in protecting and feeding the planet.
Sunday, March 3, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. [South]
St. James Church, 19 E. 29th St., Chicago
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats.
Sunday, March 10, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. [W Suburbs]
Thatcher Woods Pavilion, 8030 Chicago Ave., River Forest
Guided forest walk at 10 a.m. with Kim Ruffin,
forest therapist, in Thatcher Woods.
Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue.
Sunday, March 10, 2 to 4 p.m. [Lake County]
St. Joseph Catholic Church, 121 E. Maple Ave.
Koenig Center, Libertyville
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue.