PLAY AGAIN documentary
‘Let’s G.O.!’ (
in April to encourage
A collaborative of nonprofits, businesses, agencies in Gallatin Valley
For Release week of March 2
Bobbi j Geise. Learning By Nature
Children and Families
Today's kids spend far less time outside than their parents did. For
are not bird calls but 140
character sound bites.
electronic game, has replaced
the squeal of delight.
Something important is being lost. But not for lon
nonprofits, businesses and agencies throughout Gallatin
are offering over 20
‘Let’s G.O.!’ (
events throughout April. Let’s G.O.! is a
lies to spend more time
A community calendar of a
, tours of
Earth Day celebrations, screen free week
archeology, frog explorations, trail work
Let’s G.O.! kick
with a new ground breaking documentary, PLAY AGAIN.
emotionally moving and humorous
follows six teenagers who, like the “average
American child,” spend five to fifteen hours a day behind screens.
unplugs these teens and takes them on their first wilderness adventure
no electricity, no
cell phone coverage, no virtual reality.
What they do not know, they will not protect.
And what they do not protect, they will lose.
For many people, especially children, screens have
become the de facto medium by which the
greater world is experienced. A
of digitally transmitted pictures, voices, and
scenarios has become more real to this
generation than the world of sun, water, air, and living
organisms, including fellow
humans” says Film Director, Tonje Schei.
Through the voices of childre
n and leading experts including journalist Richard Louv,
sociologist Juliet Schor, environmental writer Bill McKibben, educators Diane Levin and
Paige, neuroscientist Gary Small, parks advocate Charles Jordan, and
geneticist David Suzuki,
investigates the consequences of a childhood
removed from nature and encourages action for a sustainable future.
PLAY AGAIN is free and open to the public
be shown at
p.m. April 1
Museum of the Rockies Hagar
. The film will be
followed by a brief discussion and o
is brought to you by Learning By Nature,
Museum of the Rockies and
For more information on the film
, and a
all Let’s G.O.!
events and outings
‘Let’s G.O. Gallatin Valley’ in
PDF WITH MOVIE FLYER CAN BE DOWNLOADED AT