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The Ants and the Grasshopper

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Anita Chitaya has a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, she can make men fight for gender equality, and she can end child hunger in her village.

Now, to save her home from extreme weather, she faces her greatest challenge: persuading Americans that climate change is real. Traveling from Malawi to California to the White House, she meets climate sceptics and despairing farmers.

Her journey takes her across all the divisions shaping the US, from the rural-urban divide, to schisms of race, class and gender, to the thinking that allows Americans to believe they live on a different planet from everyone else. It will take all her skill and experience to help Americans recognize, and free themselves from, a logic that is already destroying the Earth.

Directed by award-winning author, teacher, and activist Raj Patel, of the most significant ecology and faith documentaries of the year is now available for you to screen. Includes a special guide for faith-based conversations, and information on how to screen this in your faith community.

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The Ants and the Grasshopper Website
The Ants and the Grasshopper Film Trailer
The Ants and the Grasshopper Article in The Guardian
The Ants and the Grasshopper Interest Form for Faith Communities

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About the Filmakers

Zak Piper is an Emmy-winning and Producers Guild Award-winning Documentary Producer with more than 15 years of non-fiction filmmaking experience.

Raj Patel is an award-winning author, filmmaker and academic. He is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.

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