061 Tiffany Whisenant Dishes the Dirt at Films That Feed

Published On December 5, 2011 | By admin | Film Festival, Independent Film, Podcast Episodes

Filmmakers Notebook spoke with Tiffany Whisenant from the Great Basin Permaculture organization in Southern Nevada about the group’s role in bringing “Dirt! The Movie” to the Films That Feed Film Festival being held this week at Theatre7 in the downtown area.  Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, the insightful film offers a close up look on the living world of soil and was inspired by a book.  Directed and produced by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow the movie has been on the festival circuit including Sundance as well as being shown as part of Independent Lens on PBS.  Now it is going to be screened on December 9th at 7pm in Las Vegas and in lieu of tickets audience members are being asked to bring in a donation for the Toys for Tots drive or contibute 2 cans of food for Three Square.  To find out more about “Dirt! The Movie” listen to what Tiffany has to say during this conversation with me and John Donovan.

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