Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) plans to put on three events celebrating Earth Day and John Muir. Partnered with Michael Conti Productions LLC, for the first event GARNA will bring John Muir: The Unruly Mystic to your television.
To purchase tickets, visit GARNA’s website. Viewers will have until May 1st to watch the film. Included in the ticket is a virtual discussion with Michael Conti and Heather Boyle via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. April 23.
At 6 p.m. April 21, Conti and Boyle will also host a Zoom Birthday Party.
The plot of the movie, “The Unruly Mystic: John Muir, ccording to theunrulymystic.com, explores the remarkable life and influential works of this patron saint of environmental activism. The film discusses the connection between nature and spirituality, using the life and wisdom of John Muir, ecological preservationist and founder of Yosemite National Park, as a catalyst for how being outside in nature affects the lives of everyday people right now.
John Muir played many roles in his life: mystic, prophet, author, poet, conservationist, radical, all of which helped him succeed in his role as an advocate for Nature. As America’s most famous naturalist and conservationist, Muir fought to protect the wild places he loved, places we can still visit today. Muir’s writings have profoundly shaped the ways in which we understand and envision our relationship with the natural world today, and his work has become a personal guide into the natural world for countless individuals.
The film interviews noted psychiatrists, therapists, theologians, writers, and every day people and asks them to discuss their relationship with nature, and its transformative effect in their lives.”
For more information email Hillary at GARNA at firstname.lastname@example.org.