World Soil Day | "Sonatas of the soil" (2008-2011)
"The Symphony of Soil Project includes our feature length documentary, Symphony of the Soil, several Sonatas of the Soil (short films which go deeply into one topic) and Grace Notes (free short clips available on our website: www.symphonyofhtesoil.com)".
v. 1. Portrait of a winemaker : John Williams of Frog's Leap (2011, 14:50 min.) ; Sekem vision (2011, 14:01 min.) ; Transition Town Totnes (2011, 13:29 min.) -- v. 2. Soil in good heart (2008, 13:31 min.) ; Walking and talking with Vandana Shiva (2008, 54:16 min.) ; A talk by Satish Kumar (2008, 44:17 min.).
Portrait of a winemaker: "Napa Valley vintner, John Williams, explains the techniques and benefits of dry farming organic grapes".
Sekem vision: "A vibrant look at a biodynamic sustainable community in Egypt".
Transition Town Totnes: "Transition movement founder Rob Hopkins leads us through the many aspects of developing a localized food and economic system as practiced in his home town, Totnes, England".
Soil in good heart: "A brief look at why soil fertility is vital to life and the importance of preserving and rebuilding this essential resource".
Walking and talking with Vandana Shiva: "An extended interview with physicist and activist Vandana Shiva".
A talk by Satish Kumar: "Satish Kumar, founder of Schumacher College, teacher, writer and editor of Resurgence magazine talks about soil, soul and society"--Container.
About the Series :
Films for these Monday screenings tie into holidays or "national day" themes. Titles are drawn from the Libraries collections. Free and open to UW students, staff, and faculty.
12/05: World Soil Day | "Sonatas of the soil"