Symphony of the Soil (U)

Directors Deborah Koons Garcia. Documentary/Adventure/History

Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the latest scientific research on soil's key role in ameliorating the most challenging environmental issues of our time. 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.

Overview

Starring Ignacio Chapela, Dan Barber, Vandana Shiva
Duration 103 mins

Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

I found it overlong, but those that it was really programmed for were very enthusiastic.

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