Can “regenerative filmmaking” help with our current agricultural challenges??

On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Michael is joined by Josh and Rebecca Tickell who are the filmmakers of the recently released documentary Common Ground. This highly anticipated follow-up to their first film Kiss the Ground is an urgent call to action and offers a plan for how we can save the future, heal our climate, and fix our broken food system – all through regenerative agriculture.

Tune in to hear about their journey with “regenerative filmmaking”. 

In this episode, you’ll hear…

  • What got Rebecca and Josh into “regenerative filmmaking” 1:14
  • How they realized Kiss the Ground had become such a hit 3:22
  • About the impacts conventional farming has made on the earth and our health 14:35
  • How they refused to have the movie censored in any way 21:15
  • About the project called 100 Million Acres 27:46
  • What did they learn the most from the making of Common Ground 31:42

About the Guest:

Josh and Rebecca Tickell are Sundance Award-Winning filmmakers of the recent documentary Common Ground, a follow-up to their highly acclaimed documentary Kiss the Ground. Their production company, Big Picture Ranch, creates content that changes the global narrative around important environmental issues.

They’ve won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival with their first film FUEL, premiered their oil spill documentary THE BIG FIX as an official selection at Cannes, and are launching their first scripted feature film, HEARTLAND soon.


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