In this episode of Tribal Conversations, Steven welcomes Jan Haaken to discuss her latest documentary, “Necessity Part II: Rails, Rivers, and the Thin Green Line,” which is set in Oregon and centers on direct action activists fighting to bring attention to the climate crisis and to solutions to the crisis. Jan and Steven discuss Jan’s background as a professor and her participatory style of filmmaking as well as her previous film, “Necessity Part I: Oil, Water, and Climate Resistance.”

Jan’s film premiers at Kiggins theater in Vancouver, WA on Sunday, January 9th at 2pm and more information and tickets are available at