Program 713: The Way of Saint James; Rewilding Europe
Release Date: 05-06-2023
Actors Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez relive their experience filming a movie about walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain, and describe how a pilgrimage hike with strangers can be an effective antidote to years of pandemic isolation. Plus ecologist and filmmaker Chris Morgan tells us about recent successes in reintroducing certain wildlife species to wilderness areas in Europe.
- Actors Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez
- Wildlife conservationist Chris Morgan
- Emilio Estevez' movie about the Camino de Santiago, "The Way," starring his father Martin Sheen, is being re-released by Fathom Events for nationwide showings on Tuesday May 16, 2023.
- Emilio writes about the making of "The Way."
- The movie trailer for "The Way" is on YouTube. The movie's soundtrack is by Tyler Bates.
- Chris Morgan is executive director and co-founder of Wildlife Media — a non-profit conservation organization that produces wildlife documentaries, including their latest one about bears in Italy, "Path of the Bear."
- Chris also hosts and produces a podcast about wilderness ecology called "The Wild."
- Paul Lister's Alladale Wilderness Reserve is an hour north of Inverness, Scotland.
More with Chris Morgan - Wildlife ecologist Chris Morgan tells us about finding his "adopted grandma," whom he first met when camping in northern Spain in his 20s. (runs 1:16)