Diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Chris Lucash searches for meaning while the endangered species he dedicated himself to saving faces another potential extinction. Staring Down Fate is about 7.4 billion people and our relationship with nature as told through the life of one person. Chris’ story reveals research showing connections between pesticides, fertilizer run-off and neurodegenerative diseases, including ALS.

Director | Jeffrey Mittelstadt