Butterfly (2000 film)

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Directed by Doug Wolens
Produced by Doug Wolens[1]
Starring Julia Butterfly Hill
Edited by Zack Bennett
Doug Wolens
Release date
  • June 2000 (2000-06)
Running time
79 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Butterfly, which first aired on public television in 2000,[2] is a documentary film directed by Doug Wolens about the environmental heroine and tree sitter Julia Butterfly Hill who gained the attention of the world for her two-year vigil 180 feet atop Luna, an ancient redwood tree preventing it from being clear-cut.[3][4][5]


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  1. ^ Salter, Stephanie (December 3, 2000). "Attack on Luna Another Test for Julia Butterfly Hill". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on 2013-06-18. 
  2. ^ "POV - Butterfly film description". PBS. June 30, 2000. 
  3. ^ Cutler, Jacqueline (June 16, 2000). "P.O.V. chronicles woman's crusade to save a tree". The Union Democrat. 
  4. ^ Williams, Wendy J. (June 20, 2000). "Television; `Tree Girl' branches out in `Butterfly'". Boston Herald. 
  5. ^ Petrakis, John (April 6, 2001). "'Butterfly' Documentary". Chicago Tribune. 

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