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Dirt! [videorecording]: The Movie

Common Ground Media, Inc. presents ; a film by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow ; produced by Bill Benenson, Gene Rosow, Eleonore Dailly ; directed by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow ; co-director, Eleonore Dailly
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.
Director
Bill Benenson; Gene Rosow; Eleonore Dailly; Eugene Rosow
Performers
Narrator, Jamie Lee Curtis ; featuring: William Bryant Logan, Vandana Shiva, Fritjof Capra, John Todd, Gary Vaynerchuk, Wangari Maathai, Janine Benyus, Miguel Altieri, Bob Cannard, Jeremy Narby, Paul Stamets, Andy Lipkis, Pierre Rabhi, Barbara Damrosch, David Orr, Richard Register, Sebastião Salgado, Lelia Salgado, Wes Jackson, Benjamin Shute, Majora Carter, Alice Waters, Will Brinton, Wes Kinney, Carlo Petrini.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
80 min.
Language
English soundtrack
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated
Notes
  • Documentary.
  • Based on the book, Dirt : the ecstatic skin of the earth, by William Bryant Logan.
  • Program content: c2009.
  • Bonus material: extended animations; bonus scenes; extended interviews; theatrical trailer; filmmaker biography.
Awards Note
Winner, Green Documentary, Maui Film Festival; Best documentary, Visions Voices Environmental Film Festival, Best film for our future, Mendocino Film Festival.
ISBN
9781422978658, 1422978656
Credits
Narration written by Gene Rosow, Linda Post and Laurie Benenson ; editors, Jonathan P. Shaw, Brian Singbiel ; music, Jorge Corante ; directors of photography, Antonio Rossi, Steve Elkins, Michael Anderson, Ben Bloodwell, Tom Pakulski, Marisa Murgatroyd, Alberto Engeli, Randy Feldman, Cesar Boretti, Walter Larusso.
Published
[New York] : Docurama Films : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, c2010.
Publisher no.
NNVG215760 Docurama Films
Related Resources
Official film website.
Description
1 videodisc (approx. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; NTSC ; 16:9 widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.1 stereo, 5.1 surround audio.
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