Circuit Earth

Circuit Earth

CIRCUIT EARTH was produced in honor of the first Earth Day in 1970. Shot throughout Philadelphia during Earth Week in the lead up to festival, and at the festival itself, the film features community groups, citizens, and celebrities-all reflecting on the crisis facing the planet at the end of the 60s. The structure of the film reflects the thinking of anthropologist, philosopher, author, naturalist and systems theorist, Gregory Bateson (An Ecology Of Mind).

Amongst those appearing are Allen Ginsberg, Senator Ed Muskie, Paul Ehrlich, George Wald, the Broadway cast of HAIR, Jerry Rubin, Alan Watts, Ralph Nader, Redbone and Ed Sanders of The Fugs.

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Main credits

Abrahall, John (filmmaker)
Bamford, Christopher (filmmaker)
Feldman, Robert (filmmaker)
Katz, Michael (filmmaker)
Krotoczynski, Peter (filmmaker)
Lapp, Ralph E. (on-screen participant)
Ehrlich, Paul R. (on-screen participant)
Ginsberg, Allen (on-screen participant)
Wald, George (on-screen participant)
Muskie, Edmund S. (on-screen participant)
Rubin, Jerry (on-screen participant)
Watts, Alan (on-screen participant)
Sanders, Ed (on-screen participant)

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Distributor subjects

Activism
American Studies
Anthropology
Ecology
Environment
Environmental Ethics
History
Social Psychology
Sociology
Urban Studies
War and Peace

Keywords

Earth Day, Allen Ginsberg, Senator Ed Muskie, Paul Ehrlich, George Wald, the Broadway cast of HAIR, Jerry Rubin, Alan Watts, Ralph Nader, Redbone, Ed Sanders; "Circuit Earth"; Bullfrog Films

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