Framing the World – two timely new books on ecocriticism and film

5 Dec 2010: Short Ecocinema book review - Twelve essays  in four parts, focusing on ecocinema as activist cinema; the representation of environmental justice issues in Hollywood; independent and foreign films, the representation of animals, ecosystems, natural and human-made landscapes and readings of two mainstream eco-auteurs, Kiyoshi Kurosawa and Peter Greenaway, Framing the World; explorations…Read more Framing the World – two timely new books on ecocriticism and film

Art & Sustainability quote from Bill McKibben: “Where are the books? The poems? The plays? The g***d***** operas?”

Bill McKibben, founder of an international environmentalist movement called 350.org, wrote an essay entitled “What the warming world needs now is art, sweet art,” in which he bemoans the lack of artistic reaction to climate change: “… if the scientists are right, we’re living through the biggest thing that’s happened since human civilization emerged. One…Read more Art & Sustainability quote from Bill McKibben: “Where are the books? The poems? The plays? The g***d***** operas?”