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Mother Earth Speaks

Rita, a working-class woman, gets into it with Mother Earth over a piece of trash she just stashed in a bush, and now has to face up to what she has done with her life.

  • Carolfrances Likins
    Within the City Limitless; America Will Be
  • Carolfrances Likins
    Within the City Limitless; America Will Be (Adaptation of Langston Hughes Poem)
  • Aaron Proctor
    Jesse McCartney "Wanted;" Pizza Hut "Blake Shelton;" Gymratz; Ancestor; Surveillance; 7 Deadly Sins with Juliette Lewis; and many more
  • Jennifer H Caldwell
  • Carolfrances Likins
  • Jennifer H Caldwell
    Key Cast
    Curb Your Enthusiasm; How Do You Spell Love?; The Last Job; The T Party; Mad Men; Big Love; Las Vegas; Ruby Moves to Mendo
  • Michelle N. Grey
    Key Cast
    The Wine of Summer; Stoned Cold Killers
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  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2013
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    35 mm
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  • Mother Earth Speaks on YouTube

    April 1, 2013
  • Mother Earth Speaks on Vimeo

    September 2, 2017
Director Biography - Carolfrances Likins

Carolfrances is a screenwriter, activist, and retired teacher. Besides Mother Earth Speaks, she has directed Within the City Limitless, a finalist in the four-minute film contest, "What's your L.A.?" and America Will Be, a dramatization of Langston Hughes's poem "Let America Be America Again" - with Jennifer H. Caldwell among the diverse cast of ten. She is the founder of Breakthrough! an organization dedicated to supporting narrative filmmaking with a social conscience. ( She believes filmmaking can bring us together and empower us as a people, nationally and globally. She says, “I’m an activist because I love my life and I fervently believe that all living beings have the right to love theirs.”

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