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Symphony of the Soil

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:30pm

On April 24th, 8pm Casket Cinema will present Symphony of the Soil, a documentary that explores the complexity and mystery of the soil. It is filmed on four continents and features some of the world's most esteemed soil scientists, farmers and activists. After the screening, special guests farmer David Van Eeckhout of Hogsback Farms and Krista Lerass of Harvest Moon Edible Landscapes will talk with Casket Cinema co-founder Mark Wojahn. Our post-film Q&A at Casket Cinema creates an almost like film festival event and takes the mission of the documentary farther. We believe in sitting down and talking about issues is part of our responsibility as citizens and viewers. We see it as a prelude to action. Want to know more about our Earth? Come to this film and meet the experts. 


It promises to be an great evening. More info in the film is available at

Where: Casket Cinema is located in the art studio of Mark Wojahn. The cinema is in the old Northwestern Casket Building, 681 17th Ave NE #145, Minneapolis, MN 55413 (612)781-5223.

Enter the Casket, via the north side loading door. The building front door will only be open on first Thursdays. You must enter through the back entrance to attend this event. 

Please bring friends and BYOB. Admission is usually free unless noted. 

We are a micro/studio-cinema dedicated to showing the best in independent films and documentaries. After each screening we delve into the subject with a Q& A with special guests and/or filmmakers. 

Please rsvp and get more info to get to this screening at the Casket Cinema Facebook page:

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Films web sites:
Special Guest Website: 

As always please BYOB!

see yah, 
Mark & Wilbur
dudes at Casket Cinema

The upcoming Casket Cinema schedule looks like this: 

4/24-Symphony of the Soil (Blu ray)
5/17-Tattoo Nation

Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the latest scientific research on soil’s key role in ameliorating the most challenging environmental issues of our time. Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers, Symphony of the Soil is an intriguing presentation that highlights possibilities of healthy soil creating healthy plants creating healthy humans living on a healthy planet.