Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Waste Not

The New York Times reports that a short film created by a Greenpeace veteran is the sleeper hit of the year. 

The Story of Stuff purports to show how "American habits result in forests being felled, mountaintops being destroyed, water being polluted and people and animals being poisoned. "

Over 5 million people have viewed the film on the filmmaker's website. The piece, which mixes animation with live action, has been shown in classrooms across the country and, apparently, it has made some people mad.

Art engenders a response.

Watch it here and decide for yourself:

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