In the Media

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

Connections: Previewing the New York Climate Solutions Summit

October 26th, 2017

Sandra is a guest on WXXI’s Connections discussing the upcoming New York Climate Solutions Summit in Rochester, New York, where she will provide the closing keynote address. Listen here

Capitol Pressroom: Sandra Steingraber

October 24th, 2017

by Timothy Williams

“Activists will meet this week in Rochester to discuss statewide actions to address climate change. Dr. Sandra Steingraber, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College and author, joined Susan with a preview.” 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

The Best Books on Pollution

September 21st, 2017

by Caspar Henderson

“[Living Downstream] was a pivotal book published at a pivotal moment.” Steingraber’s book was recommended by sociologist and writer Rebecca Altman as one of “the Best Books on Pollution,” on Five Books. Read the article

Planet in Focus Announces 2017 Line-Up

September 19th, 2017

by Pat Mullen

“[Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival] will open with the world premiere of Chanda Chevannes’ Unfractured. The film profiles activist and rebel Dr. Sandra Steingraber in an uplifting portrait of a woman firmly committed to saving the world while balancing her responsibilities at work and at home.” A first announcement of the new film appears in Point of View Magazine. Read the article