A New Ecological Paradigm
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Running Time: 23 minutes
G 7-Adult
David Bernstein


"...visually stunning...inspiring...Environmental studies and social studies classes will find much to discuss here."
- School Library Journal

"...deeply inspiring...these remarkable young people offer practical solutions and hope for the future. Schools, libraries, churches, and service organizations such as Scouts and girls and boys clubs can definitely use this tape to help empower, excite, and activate their members."
- NAPRA Review

"With its rapid-fire editing, hip soundtrack, and rock stars - R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and Beastie Boy's Adam Yauch - this video is a passionate, energy-infused call to action aimed at today's youth."
- Sierra Magazine

"Good information, flashy MTV-friendly graphics, and above all, a genuine belief that we can make a difference... these factors combine to make Connect a solid choice."
- Video Librarian


- Winner of the 1998 Worldfest Houston Gold Award in the category Ecology/Environment/Conservation



Delivered with a hip contemporary style, Connect celebrates teens' ability to choose a lifestyle sensitive to the environment. Meet young people who are working to improve the world's environmental and social problems. Included are interviews with Adam Werbach, 23-year-old president of the Sierra Club, and Melissa Poe, who at age 16 sends a newsletter to three million readers.

Hosted by Michael Stipe of R.E.M., full of music and incredible nature footage, this energetic video successfully inspires while it entertains. Internationally broadcast by a major music television network for Earth Day '97.