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May 24, 2010

Gimme Green

"A social history of one of our most recognizable national symbols - the residential lawn. Humorous, but thought-provoking, Gimme Green considers the impact of this uniquely American obsession on the environment, our health, and our way of life. Employing an engaging blend of gravity and levity, this documentary follows a lawn of the month contest in a small suburb and a city code enforcement officer as he writes citations for unkempt lawns. It examines the inner-workings of a desert sod farm as well as an artificial turf factory. It questions how lawn pesticides are applied and what their affects may be on our health."

Offers some alternatives to America's green front lawn. ~Mike

Askwith Media Library 48167-D

Posted by mcmike at May 24, 2010 11:29 AM

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