First Earth: Uncompromising Ecological Architecture

Overview

Filmmaker David Sheen explores the potential benefits of creating eco-villages as a means of respecting the earth and building stronger communities. Thanks to suburban sprawl, our society has grown more isolated and disconnected than ever before. Proponents of ecological architecture pose that by building our homes from the earth and working together as communities, we can rediscover the spiritualism and compassion that seems to get lost in the fray of modern living. In this film, viewers travel to four different...
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Overview

Filmmaker David Sheen explores the potential benefits of creating eco-villages as a means of respecting the earth and building stronger communities. Thanks to suburban sprawl, our society has grown more isolated and disconnected than ever before. Proponents of ecological architecture pose that by building our homes from the earth and working together as communities, we can rediscover the spiritualism and compassion that seems to get lost in the fray of modern living. In this film, viewers travel to four different continents to see how people around the world are reaping the rewards of a simpler, more naturalistic lifestyle.
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Special Features

100 Printable Image Files of High-Resolution Photographs of Beautiful Earthen Architecture!; ; Over 100 Minutes of Extra Footage of Insightful Interviews and Narrated Slideshows!; Locations Featured: USA, Canada. UK, Ghana, Ethiopia, Yemen, Israel, Thailand
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/29/2010
  • UPC: 760137494492
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Source: Pm Press
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 20,419

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Derrick Jensen Participant
Daniel Quinn Participant
James Howard Kunstler Participant
Richard Heinberg Participant
Starhawk Participant
Mark Lakeman Participant
Michael G. Smith Participant
Becky Bee Participant
Joseph Kennedy Participant
Sunray Kelly Participant
Technical Credits
David Sheen Director
Ilya Yakolev Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- First Earth: Uncompromising Ecological Architecture
1. What's Wrong With Architecture [9:18]
2. African Earth [6:25]
3. American Earth [8:31]
4. Why Earth [6:02]
5. Empowering Earth [6:37]
6. Another Earth Is Possible [5:35]
7. European Earth [7:09]
8. Arabian Earth [5:37]
9. Urban Earth [8:40]
10. Inner City Earth [6:14]
11. International Earth [6:30]
12. Future Earth [5:39]
13. Credits [4:22]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- First Earth: Uncompromising Ecological Architecture
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   Chapters
   Subtitles
      English
      Traditional Chinese
      Simplified Chinese
      Nederlands
      Hebrew
      Polish
      Português
      Slovencina
      Español
      Subtitles: None
   Extras
      Michael Smith
      Becky Bee
      Kevin McCabe
      Bob Theis
      Stuart Cowan
      Tim Ream
      Jim Kunstler
      Richard Heinberg
      David Room
      Eugene Tsui
   Other Extras
      Ethiopia
         Who Art Thou?
         Hararchitecture
         Axum Rock City
         Baboolean Huts
         Anarchy Africansis
      Yemen
         Made of Clay
         Mud Masters
         Yemen Lime
      Britain
         U.K. Cob
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