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Friday, September 21 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Symphony of the Soil - Q&A with Director Deborah Koons Garcia

Symphony of the Soil is a 104-minute documentary feature film that explores the complexity and mystery of soil. Filmed on four continents and sharing the voices of some of the world's most esteemed soil scientists, farmers and activists, the film portrays soil as a protaganist of our planetary story.

Using a captivating mix of art and science, the film shows that soils is a complex living organism, the foundation of life on earth. Yet, most people are soil-blind and "treat soil like dirt." Through the knowledge and wisdom revealed in this film, we can come to respect, even revere, this miraculous substance, and appreciate how treating the soil right can solve some of our most pressing environmental problems.

Friday September 21, 2012 5:30pm - 7:30pm EDT
Exhibition Hall The large building on the East side of the Common