The Edge of the Wild
Culture, Ecology, Social Relationships, Urbanisation • 1h 0m
The Edge of the Wild is a documentary about a 30-year land-use battle over privately owned property that is also home to endangered butterflies. The film takes place on San Bruno Mountain, a remarkably intact wilderness that is completely surrounded by urbanization and is just one mile south of San Francisco.
Written, Directed and Edited by Gail Mallimson
2015 | 60 minutes | Closed Captioned
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