‘Dirt! The Movie’ Screening in Rochester, NY with Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, April  6 at 7 p.m. WXXI will present its second of four Community Cinema screenings, Dirt! The Movie a film by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow at it’s studios (280 State St., Rochester) with a panel discussion to follow

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.

For more information contact Rochester Roots at: 585-232-1463 or satnam4all@msn.com

Trailer: http://www.dirtthemovie.org/

Panelists include: Jan McDonald, Director, Rochester Roots; Elizabeth Henderson, Organic Farmer, Peacework Organic Farm; Brian Eshenaur, Integrated Pest Management Associate, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Rosita Caridi-Miller, Cooking Instructor, Cornell Cooperative Extension

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