About A Quiet Revolution: The Earth Charter and Human Potential
A Quiet Revolution demonstrates the power of one individual to effect change in their local environment, featuring villagers in India engaged in rainwater conservation, citizens in Slovakia tackling chemical pollution and Wangari Maathai who started Kenya’s Green Belt Movement. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep, created by the Earth Council in cooperation with UNDP and UNEP, and supported by SGI.This prize-winning film which was produced by the Earth Council in cooperation with UNDP and UNEP, and supported by Soka Gakkai International (SGI), introduces villagers in India restoring ancient traditions of rainwater conservation, citizens in Slovakia tackling chemical pollution and profiles the achievements of Wangari Maathai who started the Green Belt Movement and initiated a program through which women in Kenya have planted over 30 million trees and regained control over their lives. The film urges individuals to take up the challenge of becoming active protagonists in the struggle to create a peaceful, sustainable world. Film Duration: 25 min
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