Earth Days (2009) The new documentary by Robert Stone ( Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst ) is a rapturous and enlightening look at the history of the… 2009-08-14 Documentary Zeitgeist Films
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Earth Days (2009)

Earth Days | LISTEN TO THE WIND Activist Denis Hayes recalls the birth of environmentalism in Earth Days
LISTEN TO THE WIND Activist Denis Hayes recalls the birth of environmentalism in Earth Days
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Details Limited Release: Aug 14, 2009; Genre: Documentary; Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

The new documentary by Robert Stone (Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst) is a rapturous and enlightening look at the history of the environmental movement in America. Stone talks to a number of the men and women who elevated the issue into a cause, taking us back to a time before the desire to 
conserve the planet's resources carried leftist associations. The film captures how the first disseminated photograph of Earth from outer space revolutionized our collective sense of how vulnerable the planet was. After the activist '70s came three decades 
of tree-hugger–versus–drill baby drill! debate.
 But Earth Days looks at truths that are no longer so inconvenient. A

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Originally posted Aug 11, 2009 Published in issue #1061-1062 Aug 21, 2009 Order article reprints