BEHOLD THE EARTH

Part of the EARTH DAY FILM FEST 2018, co-presented by St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Behold the Earth is a music-rich documentary film that explores America’s divorce from the outdoors through conversations with legendary scientists E.O. Wilson, Cal DeWitt, and Theo Colborn, as well as a new generation of creation-care activists within America’s largest religious group — Evangelicals. Katharine Hayhoe, Ben Lowe, and Corina Newsome are close observers of nature bearing witness to creation, asking tough questions about church engagement with environmental issues.

Film Director and Conservationist David Conover boldly began this highly original film 12 years ago, as an inquiry into America’s divorce from the outdoors, before-and-after the arrival of those known as the digital natives. He is neither scientist nor evangelical. He draws upon some of the same talented field staff behind the spectacular natural sequences in his series Sunrise Earth and Big Picture Earth. Four time Grammy-award winning musician Dirk Powell leads the arrangements of traditional American tunes and hymns, with Rhiannon Giddens and Tim Eriksen.

Directed by David Conover

Starring Cal DeWitt, Katharine Hayhoe, Ben Lowe

USA | 2017 | NR | 1h 3min

Q & A will follow the screening, lead by St. Peter's Episcopal Church

 

 

 

BEHOLD THE EARTH is an invitation to slow down, tune out distractions, and for one hour consdier the gift that is Creation itself. - Dr. Kathryn Applegate, BioLogos

A delight to both the eyes and ears, BEHOLD THE EARTH captures the growing movement amonng churches to BE better stewards of the earth and HOLD up the wonderment of God's creation, now and for generations to come. - Matthew and Nancy Sleeth, Blessed Earth

Show Dates & Times:

4/22/18 - Sunday

1:00 pm,
Admission: 

Suggested Donation: $10

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