The Toronto Climate Film Festival will screen TAKING ROOT: THE VISION OF WANGARI MAATHAI, a documentary about the founder of the Green Belt Movement and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We were honored to have the late Wangari Maathai featured in our 2009 film DIRT! THE MOVIE. Screening and Q&A will take place at the … Continued
Beginning today is Loyola Marymount’s “Environmental Science at LMU: The Living City,” an adventurous pre-college immersion program built for the curious environmentalists of our future. The course work includes field trips to local sites that are playing key roles in Los Angeles’ story of urban growth, restoration, and community solutions to complex socio-ecological challenges.
For the second year in a row, FoodShot Global is asking for proposals for their Soil 3.0 Challenge, which rewards those who are providing technological and ecological tools that enable farmers to improve the long-term health of the land. Read full details via the link in our bio, and stay tuned for more soil news … Continued
This year marks the ten year anniversary of DIRT! THE MOVIE and soil health is more important than ever. All summer long we’ll be highlighting the continuing importance of soil health to our planet with a continuing look at the people and organizations who inspired the film. Learn more about the film at the link … Continued
In July we had the honor of presenting HRH Prince Charles with a DVD copy of Dirt! The Movie. The Prince was a guest speaker at The Sustainable Food Trust‘s Harmony in Food and Farming conference, held at Landovery College, Wales. The Prince discussed his book, Harmony: A New Way of Looking at our World, which touches on similar themes … Continued
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It’s hard to believe that it has almost been six years since we had our premiere at the Sundance Film Festival! Since then Dirt! The Movie has screened on PBS as its Earth Day Special in 2010; has shown in numerous festivals and events in more than 14 countries around the world; has screened for … Continued
The weekend of September 29th saw the the annual Tree People gathering take place under a full Harvest Moon in Beverly Hills, California. Tree People celebrated their 40th Anniversary in late 2013, and was founded by Andy Lipkis, who appears in Dirt! The Movie. The organization is committed to providing a sustainable future for the … Continued