KMango Posted March 16, 2010 Share Posted March 16, 2010 The clouds in my stormy social calendar are finally parting enough to make way for DIRT! The Movie. There have been other recent screenings, but I've missed them all due to overbooking mayhem. Info on this Sunday's 3PM event is below; text pasted from a recent Community Cinema email. If anyone else is interested in attending, RSVP per the instructions below. But feel free to PM me so we can perhaps sit as a group. DIRT! The Movie By Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow Sunday, March 21 3 PM Washington DC Jewish Community Center 1529 16th Street, NW at Q FREE and OPEN to the General Public RSVP dirt[AT}communitycinema-dc.org or call 202-939-0794 It's under our feet and under our fingernails, but what is it? And how did it get there? Inspired by William Bryant Logan's acclaimed book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, find out how industrial farming, mining and urban development have led us toward cataclysmic droughts, starvation, floods and climate change. Dirt is a part of everything we eat, drink and breathe. Which is why we should stop treating it like, well...dirt. Panel Speakers: (subject to change) 3/21 - Allan Baliett, the Farmer at Fresh and Local Community Supported Agriculture; Ariane Lotti of the Organic Farming Research Foundation; (just added) Kristen Santucci, Mob Boss/Founder DC Crop Mob "People for the Potomac." Q&As moderated by Marsha Weiner, founder and president of Food Muse Media. There's another showing, too, later this month, with a different panel of speakers. RSVP directions are the same as above: Sunday, March 28 5 PM Busboys and Poets 2021 14th Street, NW at V Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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