A small farm's big lessons on going green

Directed by John Chester (above), The Biggest Little Farm (top) is an environmental documentary that follows a California couple who set out to run a small, sustainable, biodynamic farm.
Directed by John Chester, The Biggest Little Farm (above) is an environmental documentary that follows a California couple who set out to run a small, sustainable, biodynamic farm.PHOTOS: SHAW ORGANISATION

Only a handful of environmental documentaries have percolated from the world of indie cinema to Hollywood.

And when they do, they often have a sweeping world view and a big name attached, as with former American vice-president Al Gore's 2006 An Inconvenient Truth or actor Leonardo Dicaprio's film Before The Flood (2016).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 08, 2019, with the headline 'A small farm's big lessons on going green'. Print Edition | Subscribe