FILM – Earth Days

Environmental buttons in the shape of the earth

Earth Days

Category: Environmental History
Release Date: 2009
Duration: 109 minutes

This documentary movie explores the origins of the modern environmental movement in the United States through nine Americans who helped propel the beginnings of the movement through the first Earth Day in 1970 and beyond: Stewart Brand, Paul Ehrlich, Dennis Hayes, Hunter Lovins, Pete McCloskey, Dennis Meadows, Stephanie Mills, Rusty Schweickart, and Stewart Udall. The movie focuses on the revolutionary achievements of ground-breaking environmental activism, as well as missed environmental opportunities. Supplementary website includes teacher’s guide, in-depth interviews, and additional resources.

For a complete listing of environmental films see: Environmental Films (2006)