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Dirt! Widescreen : [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.

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  • ISBN: 9781422978658
  • ISBN: 1422978656
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : New Video Group, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the book, Dirt : the ecstatic skin of the earth, by William Bryant Logan.
Bonus material: extended animations; bonus scenes; extended interviews; theatrical trailer; filmmaker biography.
Creation/Production Credits Note: 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.
Participant or Performer Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD ; NTSC ; 16:9 widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.1 stereo, 5.1 surround audio.
Language Note: English soundtrack.

Available copies

  • 7 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library DVD/ 631 DIRT (Text) DVD Available -
Subject: Logan, William Bryant > Film and video adaptations.
Soils > Social aspects.
Soils > Environmental aspects
Soil ecology
Soil fertility
Soil conservation
Soils > Economic aspects.
Soils > Health aspects.
Genre: Environmental films
Documentary films
Live-action/animation films
Nonfiction films
Feature films

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