The S(tree)twork public service announcement
calls upon Philadelphians to proliferate the urban forest!
Filmed over a year between Fall 2021-2022, it features the Sun Ra Arkestra performing in Awbury Arboretum as part of S(tree)twork's Summoning the Future Forest event; the bi-annual PHS tree distribution at the Philadelphia Navy Yard; and tree planting events in Philadelphia neighborhoods with S(tree)twork instruments played by Karen Smith, Rich Robinson and the students of Germantown's Mastery Charter School.
With special appearances by Philadelphia musicians, and urban greening organizers including Marshall Allen, Tara Middleton, Rich Robinson, Karen Smith, Robert Kenyatta, Dominique London, Kaisha Huling, and many more.
Video by CA Studios
Camera by Christopher McDonald, Evan Chapman and Danie Harris
Audio recording by Jeremy McDonald
Mixed and edited by Christopher McDonald