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Director Lauren Schwartzman recently won a Student Academy Award for her new film, “Dust Rising,” screening at this year’s SLO Film Fest. In 2013, we screened “Urban Forest” in our Central Coast Filmmaker Showcase while she was still a SLO resident.

The City of San Luis Obispo provides the setting for this exploration of the remarkable benefits of urban trees, the unique environmental challenges they face, the massive effort that must go into their maintenance, and their fate after removal. Documentary. 21 min. USA

Thursday 1:15pm Downtown Cinemas