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#24 Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker - Margaret Brown

The Kyle Thiermann Show

Release Date: 02/16/2017

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Kevin Grunewald () is a Colorado-based conservationist, hunter, and angler. His winding career path in conservation biology has seen him teaching students how to trap bats in the outback of Australia, guiding clients to experience bear country in Alaska, dissecting Zebrafish embryos in a university laboratory in Wisconsin, and, most recently, conducting and sharing the benefits of sound, ecological land stewardship practices on nature preserves in California and Colorado. In his current role as a Land Steward with The Nature Conservancy, Kevin works and lives at a remote field station and...

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Jon Rose created his global humanitarian organization Waves for Water with a simple mission: to bring clean drinking water to everyone who needs it. Check out If you dig this podcast, would you be please leave a short review on ? It’s takes less than 60 seconds and makes a difference when I drop to my knees and beg hard-to-get guests to come on the show. Brought to you by the , , and “” This month we are highlighting the work done by If you’re a builder and want to help Ron with his garden project, has supported this podcast from day one. Their founder actually convinced me to...

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research focuses the biological and evolutionary origins of compassion, awe, love, beauty, power, social class, and inequality. He is the co-author of two textbooks, as well as the best-selling Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life, and The Compassionate Instinct. He has published over 190 scientific articles, and written for the New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, The London Times, The Wall Street Journal, SLATE, Utne Reader, and received numerous national prizes and grants for his research. His research has been covered hundreds of times, including in TIME, Newsweek,...

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Margaret Brown (@margaret13brown) earned her BA from Brown University in creative writing/modern culture and media and her MFA in Film from New York University. She directed Be Here To Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004) which chronicles the turbulent life of American singer-songwriter Townes Van ZandtTime Out magazine listed it at number 7 on its "50 Greatest Music Films Ever"

Brown also directed the feature documentary The Order of Myths a 2008 Sundance Film Festival selection about the segregated Mardi Gras celebration of MobileAlabama. The film was nominated for Independent Spirit Award. It won many awards including a Peabody Award, a Cinematic Vision Award at the Silverdocs Documentary Festival and Truer Than Fiction Award at the Independent Spirit Awards.

In 2009, Brown was nominated a Cultural Ambassador for Documentary Filmmaking from the United States to ColombiaKazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

In 2012 United States Artists named Brown a Fellow.

In 2014, Brown directed the feature documentary The Great Invisible which won the SXSW Grand Jury Prize for Documentary and an Emmy nomination for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking and aired in April, 2015, on Independent Lens on PBSThe Great Invisible features the BP oil spill in the Gulf in 2010 and its aftermath.