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Josh Tickell is a Sundance Award Winning film director, best-selling author and thoughtful leader in the fields of health, climate and alternative energy. In 1997, Josh’s vividly painted “Veggie Van” made headlines across the United States as it picked up used frying oil and turned it into fuel. His subsequent movie, FUEL, went to theaters globally and was shown in the White House. He is the author of the forthcoming book KISS THE GROUND (KissTheGroundBook.com). Along with his co-directing partner and wife, Rebecca Harrell Tickell, as well as Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio and the Kiss the Ground non-profit team, he is the co-director and producer of the upcoming documentary also titled KISS THE GROUND.