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Film: Dirt! The Movie

From site: Weissberg

Date: Friday, February 7th, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Location: Room 150, Center for the Sciences

Contact: Josh Moore

The Human Rights & Food film series will feature documentaries selected to illuminate the theme of this year's Weissberg Chair residency with Vandana Shiva. Discussion with faculty and guests will follow each film.

Film # 1, Dirt! The Movie is inspired by William Bryant Logan’s book Dirt! The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, this documentaryexplores our often troubled relationship with Earth’s most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility.

Directed by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow/ 2009/ 86 min./USA