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Free film screening -- Symphony of the Soil

Date: 4/11/2013Start Time: 7:30 PMEnd Time: 9:00 PMLocation: Dalby Hall, Argiro Student Center

Free Film Screening
Thursday, April 11, 7:30pm
Dalby Hall

Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting-edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an  artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. Come explore the relationship of soil to water, the atmosphere, plants, animals, humans, and the most important environmental challenges 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.

Deborah Koons Garcia has been making films for over 30 years. She received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and owns and operates Lily Films, a production company based in Mill Valley, California. Her film, The Future of Food, premiered at Film Forum in New York City and has screened at theaters, film food and farming festivals all over the world.

Dr. Elaine Ingham, world renowned soil biologist and MUM sustainable living faculty, collaborated on this film. She will be at the showing to talk about the film and answer questions.

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