The Spoilt Earth

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March 25, 2007 by Jeremy Williams

I was at Lee Abbey last week for a conference on creation and the environment. Consequently, some thoughts about things to show in church for an environment sunday… If you haven’t hosted a screening of An Inconvenient Truth yet, I can’t recommend that enough. For something shorter, try The Spoilt Earth. Directed by Emma Landolt and combining stop motion animation and live action, it delivers a graphic warning of what happens when we sweep our mess under the carpet. It is a little odd, and may be a bit long at 15 minutes, but the animation sequences are genius and you may want to just use them on their own or as background loops. Here’s one:

The whole film is on youtube, of course. You can also get it on DVD from Special10.


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