Watch more at www.linktv.org This episode of Earth Focus takes you to the 2010 Environmental Film Festival in Washington, DC, with excerpts from exciting new feature films on environmental issues impacting our world. Veteran film producer Bill Benenson speaks about his new film “Dirt: The Movie”, which looks at the importance of topsoil. Also, producer/director Ana Sofia Joanes tells us why we need new alternatives to our industrial food supply; her film “Fresh” profiles innovative new approaches to farming. And in the film “What’s on Your Plate,” two young New Yorkers discover what they didn’t know about food.
Video Rating: 5 / 5
Trailer for the feature film HERPES BOY, winner of “Best Comedy” at Comic-Con 2010! Become a fan on Facebook for screening dates and more! www.facebook.com Tired of being teased about the birthmark on his face and his loser life, Rudolph (Byron Lane) posts to the Internet his rant-and-rave videos that no one watches — until his quirky cousin (Ahna O’Reilly) edits them to attract the hip online crowd. The videos go viral, and Rudolph discovers popularity isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Nathaniel Atcheson directs this award-winning unconventional comedy that also stars Beth Grant (No Country for Old Men, Little Miss Sunshine, Donnie Darko), Octavia Spencer (Dinner for Schmucks, The Help, Ugly Betty), Ahna O’Reilly (The Help, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), and MakeMeBad35. HERPES BOY started as a web series on YouTube, was discovered by a film producer in Hollywood, and is now an award winning feature film comedy starring actors from Academy Award winning and cult favorite films and TV shows.
Video Rating: 4 / 5