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Netflix Original Documentary Series “Fire Chasers”

KCET was proud to host the world premiere of the Netflix original documentary series Fire Chasers at the [ http://www.kcet.org/cinemaseries ]KCET Cinema Series, a weekly screening series in Los Angeles that shows the best of Hollywood, independent and festival films prior to their release in theatres, in partnership with the Washington, D.C.-based [ http://dceff.org ]Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF), which for over 25 years has been the world’s premier showcase of environmentally-themed films. Fire Chasers is a searing and intense documentary series that takes viewers into the heart of California’s devastating recent wildfires alongside the brave men and women of Cal Fire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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Fire Chasers is a Netflix Original Documentary produced by Appian Way and Original Productions.

Fire Chasers Episode 1 The New Normal

The screening event, which was the only public screening prior to the series launch on Netflix on Fri. Sept. 8, took place on Tues., Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. PT at the Aero Theatre (1328 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403) in Santa Monica. Following the screening of the first one-hour episode, KCET Cinema Series Host and Deadline.com Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond moderated a Q&A panel discussion about the film and the issues around fire prevention with executive producer/showrunner/director Molly Mayock, Producer Phillip Watson, CAL FIRE Director Chief Ken Pimlott, CAL FIRE Apparatus Engineer William Cody Parks and Firefighter Bri Cody.

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CAL FIRE Apparatus Engineer William Cody Parks, Cinema Series host Pete Hammond, executive producer/showrunner/director Molly Mayock, CAL FIRE Director Chief Ken Pimlott, Netflix’s Director of Original Documentaries Ben Cotner and KCETLink Media Group’s President and CEO Michael Riley attend the world premiere of Netflix’s “Fire Chasers” at KCET’s Cinema Series on Sept. 5, 2017 at The Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.

 

Following the world premiere of Netflix’s “Fire Chasers” at KCET’s Cinema Series on Sept. 5, 2017, Deadline’s Pete Hammond hosts a Q&A with executive producer/showrunner/director Molly Mayock, Producer Phillip Watson, CAL FIRE Director Chief Ken Pimlott, CAL FIRE Apparatus Engineer William Cody Parks and Firefighter Bri Cody.

 

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Following the world premiere of Netflix’s “Fire Chasers” at KCET’s Cinema Series on Sept. 5, 2017, Deadline’s Pete Hammond hosts a Q&A with executive producer/showrunner/director Molly Mayock, Producer Phillip Watson, CAL FIRE Director Chief Ken Pimlott, CAL FIRE Apparatus Engineer William Cody Parks and Firefighter Bri Cody.

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The fall KCET Cinema Series is sponsored by Deadline.com, the official media sponsor for the series.

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Fire Chasers Episode 2 After Burn
Fire Chasers Episode 3 Keep These Jackasses Wet

 

 

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