City of Trees premiered in October 2015 and has toured to more than 75 film festivals, nonprofit organizations, conferences, and public agencies.

You can now stream the film online or purchase a copy to host a screening for your own organization.

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Past events

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    George Washington University Marvin Center

    City of Trees at George Washington University

    A screening of City of Trees followed by discussion with the filmmakers. Refreshments will be provided. Presented by the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service (


    During the recession, CITY OF TREES follows three trainees and the directors of a stimulus-funded green job-training program designed to put unemployed people back to work by caring for parks in DC. As they navigate community tensions and a fast-approaching deadline before the grant money runs out, CITY OF TREES thrusts viewers into the inspiring but messy world of job training and the paradoxes changemakers face in urban communities everyday.

  • Wednesday, February 07, 2018 at 06:30 PM

    Free Minds hosts City of Trees

    Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop invites audiences to attend the screening of the documentary City of Trees, in partnership with The Advocacy Project, on Wednesday, February 7th at George Washington University.
    Join Free Minds members home from prison as we watch the film and reflect with a discussion afterwards.


  • Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN

    City of Trees Screens at University of Minnesota

    University of Minnesota screened City of Trees for their 8th Annual Sustainability Film Series. The screening was accompanied by a panel discussion on the film. 

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 07:00 PM


    The Center for Urban Engagement and Wheaton Engineering & Environmental Science welcome producer & filmmaker Lance Kramer for a screening and discussion about City of Trees. 

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