The award-winning PBS series Independent Lens opens its new season on Monday, October 29 with Young Men and Fire, a richly personal look at the lives of a western firefighting crew during one challenging season.
Young Men and Fire
NAME OF FILM: YOUNG MEN AND FIRE
DIRECTOR(S): Kahlil Hudson and Alex Jablonski
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Young Men and Fire tells the story of working class men in a single wildland firefighting crew as they struggle with fear, loyalty, love, and defeat all over the course of a single fire season.
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