Dirt! The Movie

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Dirt! The Movie
Dirt the movie poster.jpg
Official poster
Directed byBill Benenson
Gene Rosow
Produced byBill Benenson
Eleonore Dailly
Gene Rosow
StarringWilliam Bryant Logan
Vandana Shiva
Wangari Maathai
Andy Lipkis
Narrated byJamie Lee Curtis
Edited byAlexandra Komisaruk
Rob Seidenglanz
Jonathan P. Shaw
Brian Singbiel
Release date
  • August 7, 2009 (2009-08-07)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States

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 by William Bryant Logan. The documentary starred environmentalists like Wangari Maathai, Vandana Shiva, Gary Vaynerchuk, Paul Stamets and Bill 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][2]


  1. ^ "Dirt! The Movie". The Film Yap. 2010-04-06. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
  2. ^ No Happy Cows: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Food Revolution 1609255798 John Robbins - 2012 - Dirt! The Movie (2009). Directed by Bill Benenson, Gene Rosow, and Eleonore Dailly. ..A look at our relationship with dirt and our intimate bond with dirt and the rest of nature.

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