Shell 1941 Ad Features Black Boy Eating Watermelon Made Sweeter with Petroleum

Life Magazine was the repository for the collective wisdom and common sense of the United States of America, or at least its white middle-class. Here’s a photo I took of a Shell advertisement which appeared in its July 7, 1941 issue. Continue reading

Lost in Palm Oil and Other Environmentalist Films on Ironweed Film Club No 56

Lost in Palm Oil by Inge Altemeier, 43 minutes

The Sustainable Star by ABC Australia, 20 minutes. A longer, 28-minute version is available on YouTube from journeymanpictures.

The Legacy of Exxon Valdez by Woody Landay, 14 minutes

Birth of a Movement by Paul Lynch, 8 minutes