In partnership with director Stefan Schaefer and producer William Cole, The Merwin Conservancy is proud to be a part of the seminal W.S. Merwin documentary Even Though The Whole World Is Burning.
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Each purchase includes special features & bonus content never seen before. (Great for classrooms!)
25% of all proceeds support The Merwin Conservancy.
For more details about the film, please download the film’s press kit and watch the trailer below.
Screenings & Festivals
Since it’s release in Summer 2014, the documentary has screened at the following festivals and venues:
- Maui Film Festival | June 2014
- Sun Valley Writer’s Conference | July 2014
- University of Arizona Poetry Center | February 2015
- Environmental Film Festival, DC | March 21, 2015
- International Buddhist Film Festival Bay Area | April 10-16
- Hawai’i International Film Festival, Honolulu | April 2015
- Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Boston | April-May 2015
- DOXA Documentary Film Festival, Vancouver | April-May 2015
- Nevada Museum of Art, Reno NV | July 12th
- Green Meadow Waldorf School, Chestnut Ridge, NY | July 15th
- Triplex/Berkshire Int’l Film Festival Screening | July 27th
- Yale University | Fall 2015
- The Kent Stage in Kent, Ohio | Wick Poetry Center’s Reading Series with co-sponsorship by The Kent Stage and Western Reserve Folk Arts Association | 2015
- Seattle Int’l Film Festival | March 2016
- Issaquah Film Festival | March 2016
- Bainbridge Island Museum of Art | March 2016
- Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix | March 2016
- East Hampton Library, New York | July 2016
- American Writers Museum Opening, Film Row Cinema, Chicago | May 2017
Request a Screening
The full-length feature documentary is available for screenings worldwide. To arrange a screening at your local theatre, school, museum, or library, please complete our request form.