New Doc Night Screening – Symphony Of The Soil, May 9
SDFF, Trim Tab Media and Rialto Cinemas® collaborative Doc Night series will continue on May 9 at Sebastopol’s Rialto Cinemas® with a screening and discussion of Symphony Of The Soil, followed by a discussion with director Deborah Koons-Garcia and editor Vivien Hillgrove.
Drawing from historical knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony Of The Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By showing the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, the film helps elaborate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource.
Symphony of the Soil also examines humans’ 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.
Doc Night is a new monthly screening series featuring award-winning documentaries about the environment, social justice, adventure, art and music. Each screening will feature an independent documentary, followed by a conversation and Q&A with the filmmaker and a post-show gathering at Fern Bar.