Dirt! The Movie

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Dirt! The Movie
Dirt the movie poster.jpg
Official poster
Directed by Bill Benenson
Gene Rosow
Produced by Bill Benenson
Eleonore Dailly
Gene Rosow
Starring William Bryant Logan
Vandana Shiva
Wangari Maathai
Andy Lipkis
Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis
Edited by Alexandra Komisaruk
Rob Seidenglanz
Jonathan P. Shaw
Brian Singbiel
Release dates
  • August 7, 2009 (2009-08-07)
Running time
86 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Dirt! The Movie is a 2009 American documentary film directed by filmmakers Gene Rosow and Bill Benenson and narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis. It was inspired by the book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth (ISBN 978-0393329476) by William Bryant Logan. The film explores the relationship between humans and soil, including its necessity for human life and impacts by society. Dirt! The Movie was an official selection for the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and won several awards, including the best documentary award at the 2009 Visions/Voices Environmental Film Festival and the "Best film for our future" award at the 2009 Mendocino Film Festival.[1]


  1. ^ "Dirt! The Movie". The Film Yap. 2010-04-06. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 

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