POISONING PARADISE
(77 min) US
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Directors: Keely Shaye Brosnan, Teresa Tico
Producers: Pierce Brosnan, Keely Shaye Brosnan, Teresa Tico

Description:
Journey to the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, whose communities are surrounded by experimental test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides sprayed upwind of their homes, schools, hospitals, and shorelines. Discover what's at stake for Hawaii from local activists, scientific experts and healthcare professionals as they expose the effects of environmental injustice on a local population.

Biography:
Keely Shaye Brosnan is an award-winning broadcast journalist turned award-winning documentary filmmaker. She was a correspondent on NBC’s Unsolved Mysteries and served as a correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America and ABC’s Home Show which earned her two Genesis Awards and a nomination from the Environmental Media Association. Keely hosted Great Bears, a series for the Outdoor Life Network as well as E! Coming Attractions and HBO’s World Entertainment Report. As a producer, she created and hosted Home Green Home for PBS, an eco-friendly home and garden “how-to” series.

Teresa Tico is a Hawaii based attorney and film producer and is nationally recognized for her work in the natural resources case, Pflueger v. Marvin, which resulted in the largest EPA fine against an individual polluter in U.S. history. She turned her legal skills to film production, producing the environmental documentaries to raise awareness about the cultural and environmental impacts of climate change and declining resources.

Pierce Brosnan well known actor, producer and environmentalist who made his feature film debut in The Long Good Friday. His film credits include among many, the role of private investigator Remington Steele on the popular ABC television series of the same name. This summer, Brosnan reunites with Meryl Streep, Colin Firth and Amanda Seyfried in Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, the sequel to the blockbuster film Mamma Mia! He also stars in action thriller Final Score and the The Only Living Boy in New York and in The Foreigner.

Contact Information:
e: assistant@newleafcorp.com
w: http://www.poisoningparadise.com/


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