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Monumental (2005)

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Director Kelly Duane presents a biographical examination of David Brower, one of America's most accomplished environmentalists and a key figure behind the Sierra Club.

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Kelly Duane's documentary attempts to shed some light on a worthy subject, but does so only fractionally, resulting in a less-than-comprehensive portrait.

July 22, 2005 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

You'll be wondering why you're sitting passively in a darkened theater, rather than scaling a cliff or rafting down a river.

July 22, 2005 | Rating: 3/4

By the time the closing credits roll, you'll be ready to run out and hug a tree.

July 22, 2005 | Rating: 3/4

In an age where constructing papier-maché caricatures of world leaders is considered activism, it's revealing to see a documentary where an idealist actually engages government and effects positive change.

July 19, 2005

Hauntingly beautiful.

October 12, 2004 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Makes a good argument that Brower's story and the history of the 20th century environmental activism are synonymous.

October 12, 2004 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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