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A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun has been released to regional and national public television stations for broadcast and school distribution. Watch this space for news about distribution in 2019, including broadcast schedules, special screenings and DVDs available at public libraries.

Lucy available on Vimeo On Demand:

A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun is now available for rent or purchase on Vimeo On Demand. The Vimeo On Demand service allows viewers to rent ($5) or buy ($12) the program in High Definition videoThe purchase option also allows you to download the documentary for repeat viewing, and effective classroom use. Meg Hanrahan, Writer, Director, Producer, A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun, says, “Viewers and educators across America continue to demonstrate a strong interest in Lucy Braun’s remarkable story. Vimeo on Demand provides worldwide access, as well as the ability, with purchase, to download the documentary.  With that option, viewers can watch the program whenever they want, and educators can cue specific segments to accompany their lesson plans.” See the Education page on this website for more information, and for links to lesson plans developed by staff of the Edge of Appalachia Preserve System/Cincinnati Museum Center and the producers.

National Public Television Distribution

National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)

A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun will be distributed via satellite to national public television stations by the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) starting on Saturday, March 23 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm, [1700-1800ET/HD04]. NETA distributes educational programming to over 100 public television stations throughout the U.S. and its territories. Contact the program director of your local public television station to get this acclaimed documentary scheduled in your television market. See the Media Room for more information about national distribution.

WOSU (Columbus) is presenting station

WOSU (Columbus) is serving as the documentary’s presenting station to NETA thanks to the strong support of Stacia Hentz, Television Program Director, WOSU TV. Beyond this service, WOSU is also providing three ways to watch A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun: broadcasts in Greater Columbus (see Distribution for schedule); streaming via WOSU’s PBS Passport Portal (see Education); and home DVDs (see DVDs).

Regional public television broadcasts

  • On-going broadcasts on public television stations in Ohio and Kentucky Please check local listing.

Documentary Screenings

Please contact organizations for event times and to see if the events are open to the public:

3/13/20 Appalachian Studies Association Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, 43rd Annual ASA Conference, March 12 – 15.
4/22/20  Lloyd Library, Women and Nature in the Arts, Sciences and Letters (exhibit), Cincinnati OH, 7:00PM
7/18/20 Kennedy Heights Arts Center, Who Really Cares? Climate Change (exhibit), Cincinnati OH (tentative date and time)

Library Collections

Some public and academic libraries in Ohio and Kentucky have purchased DVDs of A Force for nature: Lucy Braun for circulation. Here is a list of the libraries we know:

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: DVD catalogue link

Past broadcast archive

CET (Greater Cincinnati): Sunday, October 7 at 6:00 pm; Sunday, April 7 at 6:00 pm 

Kentucky Educational Television:

KET1 premiere: Sunday, November 18 at 6:00 pm 

KET3/KY (The Kentucky Channel): 11/06 at 9 pm; 11/10 at 2 pm; 11/13 at 9 pm; 11/16 at noon; 11/18 at 10 am; 11/19 at 8 pm; 11/21 at midnight; 11/21 at 7 am; 11/24 at 11 am; and 11/25 at 5 pm; 1/27 at 5:00 pm; 2/1 at 12:00 pm; 2/ 7 at 10:00 pm; 2/23 at 7:00 pm; 3/2 at 11:00 pm

WOSU Television (WOSU/Columbus): Tuesday, December 18 at 9:00 pm; Wednesday, December 19 at 9:00 pm; Monday, April 22 @10pm on WOSU TV; Tuesday, April 23 @10pm on WOSUplus (34.3).

Think TV (Greater Dayton): Sunday, April 21 at 3:00 pm