Within the scope of ecopolitical history, Earth Days
represents a fantastic achievement. Whereas other documentaries on the subject of the biosphere continue to build awareness about current ecological crises (often to significant and commendable emotional impact), Days
directs its focus elsewhere: it ambitiously and uniquely offers a sweeping survey of the modern environmental movement as it blossomed over the second half of the 20th century, and pays homage to the men and women who stood at the vanguard.
Director Robert Stone assembles a team of nine environmentalist crusaders from all walks of life, some of whom had a direct hand in the cr...