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The Hidden Life of Trees (Virtual Showing)
September 20, 2021 – October 3, 2021
EVENT EXTENDED: Due to demand, the virtual screening of this event has been extended through Sunday, Oct. 3. Join Whatcom Million Trees Project (WMTP), Pickford Film Center and multiple local co-sponsors for showings of the film The Hidden Life of Trees, a new documentary based on Peter Wohlleben’s bestselling book of the same name.
Virtual streaming at home is available for $12. The link sent to purchasers will be active for viewing the film anytime from 12 a.m. on September 20 to 11:59 p.m. on October 3, giving people flexibility when to watch. The film will be available to rent on Vimeo starting at 12 a.m. on September 20.
In-person showings at the Pickford were on Wednesday, September 22 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 25 at 12 p.m. Tickets for in-person showings were $5 per person and purchased on the Pickford’s website. Each in-person showing was followed with a Q&A session with the WMTP Executive Director Michael Feerer and Board Member David Roberts. COVID-19 safety protocols are in place for visiting the Pickford. Seating capacity has been reduced and patrons are required to wear masks and provide proof of vaccination.
All proceeds from live and virtual showings will benefit the Whatcom Million Trees Project nonprofit.
This event is part of the City of Bellingham’s ALL IN for Climate Action Week. Find a full list of events.
Book Club Kit
In addition to the film screening, the Bellingham Public Library created a book club kit using Peter Wohlleben’s new book, The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and Nature.
This event would not be possible without support from our local co-sponsors: Pickford Film Center, Whatcom Community Foundation, Sustainable Connections, RE Sources, Peak Sustainability Group, Kulshan Carbon Trust, Sierra Club Mt. Baker Group, North Cascades Audubon Society, 350.org Bellingham, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Stillpoint at Beckside, Whatcom Land Trust, Climate Reality Project Bellingham Chapter, and Bellingham Multifaith Network for Climate Justice.
For general WMTP event questions:
Phone: (831) 222-0339
For ticket or show questions:
Pickford Film Center
Phone: (360) 647-1300