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‘Unfractured’ Docu Follows An Activist & Mother Fighting In A Major Environmental War

November 15th, 2017

“There are people who are willing to put their lives and bodies on the line to fight for humanity. Sandra is one of those people, whose inspiring journey is a wake up call to us all.” GirlTalkHQ interviews Steingraber and filmmaker Chanda Chevannes about the new film, Unfractured. Read the interview

“Unfractured”

November 9th, 2017

by Ellen Cantarow

“I know of no one in the resistance who would disagree that if a single activist should take center stage in a film about the movement, it would be Steingraber.” Cantarow reviews the new documentary, Unfractured. Read here

“UNFRACTURED”

November 9th, 2017

Rolling Stone calls her a toxic avenger! Now a new documentary follows this biologist, wife, mother and activist who has thrown herself into an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable.”  New York and New Jersey’s MetroFocus produced a short feature on Steingraber and the new film, Unfractured. Watch here

Q&A: Sandra Steingraber Fights Fracking in Documentary

November 8th, 2017

by Silas White

“What I learned through the struggle to ban fracking in New York and the struggle to keep fracked gases from being stored under Seneca Lake was that science alone isn’t enough. In this case, the data by itself wasn’t persuasive enough, and it had to be carried into the political arena by a social movement.” The Ithacan interviewed Steingraber in advance of the U.S. premiere of the film, Unfractured. Read the article

DOC NYC 2017 Women Directors: Meet Chanda Chevannes — “Unfractured”

November 8th, 2017

by Kaidia Pickels

“She put her life on hold for years — as did many of the grassroots activists in New York. And together, fighting with their whole hearts, they achieved what most people thought was impossible.” Filmmaker Chanda Chevannes discusses Steingraber, the focus of her new film Unfractured, in an interview with Women and Hollywood. Read the interview

Connect The Dots – Unfractured

November 8th, 2017

by Alison Rose Levy

“We need the camera to bring these stories to life. That’s why I feel so privileged to work with Chanda [Chevannes] who has devoted her life to doing that.” Dr. Steingraber and filmmaker Chevannes were guests on the Progressive Radio Network show, Connect the Dots, speaking about activism and the new film, Unfractured. Listen here

Hudson Mohawk Magazine 11-7-17

November 7th, 2017

by Mark Dunlea

“Enough battles with temporary victories begin to turn the tide of history…” The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY interviewed Dr. Steingraber in advance of the film Unfractured‘s international premiere in New York City. Listen here

WBAI Morning Show

November 7th, 2017

by Michael G. Haskins

“I hope that when people leave the theater on Saturday they will take up that fighting spirit that is exemplified by Sandra, and all the people fighting in New York State.” Unfractured filmmaker Chanda Chevannes and Steingraber were interviewed on WBAI Radio in New York to discuss the international premiere. Listen here

Planet in Focus Announces 2017 Winners

October 24th, 2017

By Pat Mullen

“[‘Unfractured’] profiles committed activist, writer, and cancer survivor Dr. Sandra Steingraber as she fights against fracking and finds herself arrested in the name of her cause.” Point of View Magazine highlights the film which won the Planet in Focus Best Canadian Feature award. Read the article

Fracking Study Links Pollution, Earthquakes to Drilling in Texas Shale

June 19th, 2017

By Lorraine Chow

“The findings of the exhaustive, 204-page analysis from the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science boil down to this: drilling and fracking operations bring temporary prosperity to a few and serious health and safety risks to many.” Ecowatch turned to Dr. Steingraber for perspective on this new report. Read the article