Common Ground is the highly anticipated sequel to the juggernaut success documentary, Kiss the Ground, which touched over 1 billion people globally and inspired the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to put $20 billion toward soil health. By fusing journalistic expose’ with deeply personal stories from those on the front lines of the food movement, Common Ground unveils a dark web of money, power, and politics behind our broken food system. The film reveals how unjust practices forged our current farm system in which farmers of all colors are literally dying to feed us. The film profiles a hopeful and uplifting movement of white, black, and indigenous farmers who are using alternative “regenerative” models of agriculture that could balance the climate, save our health, and stabilize America’s economy – before it’s too late.
Running time: 87 minutes
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Sign up to host an in-person screening for your group between April 15 – 30, 2024 by streaming or DVDs that are available through IPL. This film is for group screenings only. Thanks to the generosity of the film team, the screening rights, usually $90, are available for free to IPL congregations and religious organizations.
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