Our Kanopy Pick for May, “The Reluctant Radical” tracks Ken Ward Jr., chair of the Society of Environmental Journalists First Amendment Task Force, “through a series of civil disobedience direct actions, culminating with his participation in the coordinated action that shut down all the U.S. tar sands oil pipelines on October 11, 2016.” An intimate and sometimes disturbing look at one person’s journey from concerned citizen to handcuffed activist. One of the Video Librarian Award Winners of Best Documentaries of 2018. Run Time 77 mins.
Each month TFN profiles a nature-oriented film that you can watch for free via Kanopy. Your Toronto Public Library card gives you free access to the Kanopy service, providing a wealth of amazing nature documentaries that you can check out without ever leaving your home!