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MNC INTERVIEW OUT-TAKES

MNC INTERVIEW OUT-TAKES...

Welcome to Mother Nature’s Child. We’d like to remind you that, besides a trailer and information about the film, creative personnel, screening events, viewer comments, resources, and ordering information, the website also offers out-takes from interviews we shot. Scroll down to “Categories” and select “Interviews” to find interesting clips that, due to time constraints or other editing concerns, didn’t make it into the film. We will continue to post these out-takes and hope that you will share your own comments and...
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Clip: Sobel on Children & Risk...

David Sobel, author of the new book Wild Play, is a featured expert in Mother Nature’s Child. In our interview with him, we talked alot about the benefits and risks of allowing children out in nature. David talked about fear and risk both from a professional standpoint and from his own experience as a parent. Click on “Read More” to see an outtake from our interview. Then come see David and director Camilla Rockwell on Thursday, May 12th at the screening of Mother Nature’s Child in Chester, VT, sponsored by The Nature Museum at Grafton. See our...
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MNC Clip on Richard Louv’s Blog

MNC Clip on Richard Louv’s Blog...

Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, the book that inspired the making of  Mother Nature’s Child, is coming out with a new book about adult connection to nature, The Nature Principle. This is great news for those of us who, by considering children and nature, have had to acknowledge our own nature-deficit disorders! Over a year ago, when we interviewed Rich, our conversation covered quite a range of issues. We obviously couldn’t include the entire interview in our one hour film and are happy to share individual clips that expand on some of the...
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30 Second Promo Available...

We’ve just assembled a 30 second promo for the April public television broadcasts of Mother Nature’s Child in Vermont and New Hampshire. You are welcome to use this promo for your own screenings. Email it or refer the link. Also see our eight minute trailer!   Mother Nature’s Child Promo from Camilla Rockwell on...
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Outtake: Stephen Kellert on Kids

Outtake: Stephen Kellert on Kids...

Stephen Kellert from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will be the keynote speaker at the COEEA Conference in Connecticut on March 24th. Here is an outtake from our interview with him for Mother Nature’s Child. Note the mention of “enriched” environments for animals in naturalistic zoos and that we are beginning to apply this concept of enriched outdoor environments to our own...

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