Dirt! The Movie

A look at man’s relationship with Dirt. Dirt and humans couldn’t be closer. We started our journey together as stardust, swirled by cosmic forces into our galaxy, solar system, and planet. We are made of the same stuff. Four billion years of evolution created dirt as the living source of all life on Earth including humans. Dirt has given us food, shelter, fuel, medicine, ceramics, flowers, cosmetics and color –everything needed for our survival.

A millennial shift in consciousness about the environment offers a beacon of hope – and practical solutions. Around the globe, pioneers are coming together to save earth’s last natural resource. Tiny villages rise up to battle giant corporations slaughtering their land. Scientists discover connections with soil that can balance global warming. Generation X brands organic farming as trendy and children begin to eat from edible school yards. Inmates find inner peace and job skills in a prison horticulture program. Medical researchers explore dirt’s capacity to provide solutions to such devastating health crises as AIDS. Major religions are rediscovering the reverence for the natural world that unites them all. Uses animation, vignettes, personal accounts and story telling.

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  • Thank you for your great post! It has been extremely insightful. I hope that you will continue posting your wisdom with us.

  • We’ve just discovered the greatness of organic farming in our own backyard, I have to say potato soup is our favourite of the month. I found a website dedicated to just potato soup recipes, which is quite amazing when you think about it. There’s a website for anything and everything nowadays it appears!

  • had a good night sleep, first time in a few days….. no hangover 😀 gonna just tidy up today and watch some movies <3

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  • Chris M (UK).

    What a load of shite. clicking on a link presents you with random websites such as groupon, couponsite, etc. no actual link to a documentary. Is it worth the hassle going through this type of commercial crap just to view a documentary!!!???

    Tried numerous times and this website FAILS to deliver what it promises. Awate of time. Don’t bother.

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      Hitting play the first time takes you to a commercial and the second time to the documentary.  In red print it talks about this inconvenience.  The doc was worth it!!!

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  • Excellent documentary, so inspiring.

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