"Symphony of the Soil" (2012) 103 minutes
FILMMAKER: Deborah Coons Garcia
One Earth Film Festival Rating: 12+
TICKETS - Sunday, March 8, 3 - 5:30 PM Triton College, Performing Arts Center (E. Campus) 2000 5th Ave., River Grove
JOHN DE GRAAF ENVIRONMENTAL FILMMAKING AWARD--Wild & Scenic Film Fesitval 2013, BEST IN FESTIVAL--Life Sciences Film Festival 2012, MERIT AWARD FOR SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION--Montana Cine International Film Festival 2012
Stay after the film for facilitated discussion with Triton faculty. John Tandarich, an earth science and geology instructor, will address soil science. Bob Newton, sustainable agriculture technical program manager will speak about sustainable food systems.
This documentary explores elaborate relationships and mutuality among soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals. Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers, Symphony of the Soil is an intriguing presentation that highlights possibilities of healthy soil creating healthy plants creating healthy humans living on a healthy planet.