What’s your image of a normal professor and student at Harvard? A bespectacled professor sipping an after-dinner port, reading Milton and listening to Bach? A hardworking group of students in the library all night on a Friday, guzzling coffee and finishing up their papers on the work of Proust and the unified field theory? Whatever […]
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Dirt! The Movie is an insightful and timely film that tells the story
of the glorious and unappreciated material beneath our feet.
Inspired by William Bryant Logan’s acclaimed book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, Dirt! The Movie takes a humorous and substantial look into the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to. Dirt! The Movie will make you want to get dirty!
Gary loves dirt. Sometimes he even eats it. Sounds like your average 6 year old, right? But Gary Vaynerchuk is actually a wine critic. My mission is to build wine self-esteem in this country. I want people to know their palate is a snowflake. We all like different things,” he said in a recent New […]
The White House released an inspiring new video about the vegetable garden planted by the First Lady, Michelle Obama, as part of its ongoing series, “Inside The White House.” We here at Dirt! enthusiastically support home gardens (no matter what kind of house it is) as an antidote to the mono-culture, industrial agriculture that’s rapidly […]
We’re so excited we could soil ourselves — or at least our gardens. This week is National Community Gardening Week according to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The Obama administration has signaled their ongoing commitment to encourage community gardening by taking this week to highlight the importance of soil cultivation in our communities. We’re impressed […]
Making A Mark On DocuWeeks: Michael Lumpkin got dirty – and he liked it. Lumpkin, the Executive Director of the International Documentary Association (IDA), first saw DIRT! the Movie at the Sundance Film Festival, and knew that it deserved a place in IDA’s Docuweeks festival. DIRT! The Movie has played twice daily in Los Angeles […]