Sonatas of the Soil

Films

Sekem Vision

Available for purchase on DVD (part of Sonatas of the Soil Vol. II) or streaming rental from Lily Films on Vimeo. Sekem Vision, 2011, [TRT: 14:03 minutes] Sekem Vision features the sustainable development and business pioneers Dr Ibrahim Abouleish and his son, Helmy Abouleish as they discuss their vision for the comprehensive development initiative, Sekem, ...

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Portrait of a Winemaker

Portrait of a Winemaker: John Williams of Frog’s Leap, 2011 [TRT: TRT: 14:50 minutes] Portrait of a Winemaker tells the remarkable story of John Williams and Frog’s Leap Vineyards in the Napa Valley where organically managed dry-farmed grapes make for great soil and award winning wine. Available for purchase on DVD (part of Sonatas of the ...

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Soil in Good Heart

Soil In Good Heart, 2008, 13 minutes Soil in Good Heart is a brief look at why good soil fertility is vital to life. It illustrates how valuable soil is to society and how it’s been neglected at our peril. A mini-primer on what we’ve done to soil and how we ...

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Transition Town Totnes

Transition Town Totnes [TRT: 13:29 minutes] Transition Town Totnes explores the Transition movement with founder Rob Hopkins, interviewed in the original Transition Town, Totnes, England. The Transition movement presents an answer to the challenges of peak oil, climate change and a globalized food economy through community resource management, local food and ...

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Sonatas of the Soil (short films that go deeply into one subject)  are available individually online via paid video stream.
Video streams are rentals available through the Distrify player. 

Sonatas-of-the-Soil-Vol1-DVD

 

SONATAS OF THE SOIL VOLUME I:
Portrait of a Winemaker: John Williams of Frog’s Leap
Sekem Vision
Transition Town Totnes 




 

 

Sonatas of the Soil Volume 2

 

SONATAS OF THE SOIL VOLUME  II:
Soil in Good Heart
Walking and Talking with Vandana Shiva
A Talk by Satish Kumar




 


About the Films in the Sonatas Collection:

A Talk by Satish Kumar, 2008,  44 minutes
A full presentation from Satish Kumar, Editor of Resurgence Magazine and Program Director of Schumacher College

Portrait of a Winemaker: John Williams of Frog’s Leap, 2011, 15 minutes
Portrait of a Winemaker tells the remarkable story of John Williams and Frog’s Leap Vineyards in the Napa Valley where organically managed dry-farmed grapes make for great soil and award winning wine.

Sekem Vision, 2011, 14 minutes
Sekem Vision features the sustainable development and business pioneers Dr Ibrahim Abouleish and his son, Helmy Abouleish as they discuss their vision for the comprehensive development initiative, Sekem, a giant biodynamic farming community in the deserts of Egypt.

Soil In Good Heart, 2008, 13 minutes, 2008, 13 minutes
Soil in Good Heart is a brief look at why good soil fertility is vital to life. It illustrates how valuable soil is to society and how it’s been neglected at our peril. A mini-primer on what we’ve done to soil and how we can fix it!

Transition Town Totnes, 2011, 13 minutes
Transition Town Totnes is a short film featuring Transition movement founder Rob Hopkins as he discusses the core principles of the Transition Initiative, a global community response to the twin pressures of climate change and peak oil.

Walking and Talking with Vandana Shiva 2008, 54 minutes
An extended interview with acclaimed writer, physicist and activist Dr. Vandana Shiva from Navdanya Biodiversity Conservation Farm in Doon Valley, Uttarakhand, India.


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