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Showing posts with label Environment. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Environment. Show all posts

Oct 9, 2019

La buena vida (2015)

The Wayúu community of northern Colombia is being destroyed by El Cerrejón, the world's largest open-cast coal mine. Determined to save his community, a man sets out to negotiate with the mine's owners.

Oct 6, 2019

Foreign Parts (2010)

'Foreign Parts' portrays a hidden enclave of automobile shops and junk-yards fated for demolition in the shadow of a new baseball stadium in Queens. The film observes this vibrant community of immigrants - where wrecks, refuse, and recycling form a thriving commerce - as it struggles for daily survival and contests New York City's development scheme.

Aterro (2011)

Landfill is a documentary that emerged from the perception of a paradox in relation to litter. While most people want to get rid of it, I met some ladies, pioneers of recycling, that they miss the trash from others in side of the house. From the time where I met up making the film, many things happened, both in the media, with all the newly fallacious discourse of sustainability, and in my personal relationship with the trash, when I became the 'householder. ' This is a film of these seven women, who are truly experts.

Oct 5, 2019

The Organic Life (2013)

A year in the life of a hopeful organic farmer and his skeptical partner reveals that a changing climate, financial insecurity, demanding physical labor, and corporate agriculture threaten the sustainability of one of the world's most traditional livelihoods in modern-day America.

Oct 2, 2019

Life After People (2008)

On the heels of the History channel special that explored what Earth might be like if the human race were suddenly to disappear comes a series that provides, in even-more detail, a picture of a post-human future, revealing the fate of structures like the Sears Tower and the Sistine Chapel and creatures that might inherit the places we once lived. Supporting the visuals and special effects are interviews with specialists from the fields of engineering, botany, biology, geology and archaeology.

Isabela: a Green Explorer Expedition (2016)

An artist and filmmaker take an unauthorized journey around two widely known pristine and untouched Galapagos islands to show the worldwide destruction to our shorelines caused by decades of trash and debris being dumped into our oceans.

A Fierce Green Fire (2012)

A host of actors and environmental campaigners take a look at first 50 years of global environmental activism from the 1960s to the present.

Sep 26, 2019

Inventing Tomorrow (2018)

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world's environmental threats - found right in their own backyards - while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. Take a journey with these inspiring teens as they prepare their projects for the largest convening of high school scientists in the world, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), a program of the Society for Science and the Public.

Sep 16, 2019

Last Call at the Oasis (2011)

Erin Brockovich, Robert Glennon and Jay Famiglietti are among those interviewed in Jessica Yu's investigation of the world's looming water shortage.

Sep 13, 2019

Good Garbage (2012)

The Hebron Hills garbage dump serves the Israeli settlements in the area and is a source of an eked-out livelihood for 200 Palestinian families from in and around the nearby Palestinian village.

The Biggest Little Farm (2018)

A couple are followed through their successes and failures as they work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. Over the years, the desolate they purchase begins to thrive and its transformed.

Power to Change: Die EnergieRebellion (2016)

Life with electricity is only possible with renewable sources.

Sep 12, 2019

Nostalgia for the Light (2010)

A documentary about two different searches conducted in the Chilean Atacama Desert: one by astronomers looking for answers about the history of the cosmos, and one by women looking for the remains of loved ones killed by Pinochet's regime.

Sep 7, 2019

The Island President (2011)

Mohamed Nasheed, president of the Maldive Islands, works tirelessly to save his country from the ravages of global climate change.

Sep 5, 2019

Bill Moyers Reports: Earth on Edge (2001)

Every day brings news of human beings' impact on the life-support system known as Earth. But what is the truth behind the headlines? In 1999, an international group of more than 70 scientists analyzed the condition of the five ecosystems on which all life most heavily depends — freshwater, agriculture, forests, grasslands, and coastal ecosystems. Their findings are the scientific basis for Earth on Edge.

Sep 4, 2019

I Am (2010)

Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what's wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.

Sep 1, 2019

London (1994)

Filmmaker Patrick Keiller follows offscreen ex-lovers around London as they view the city in terms of 1992.

Aug 31, 2019

2040 (2019)

Concerned about his young daughter's future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world in search of new approaches and solutions to global warming.

Aug 28, 2019

There Is a House Here (2017)

Through correspondence and trips to Iqaluit, Alan Zweig examines culture and identity with his pen pal and tour guide, Inuk rock singer Lucie Idlout.

Aug 26, 2019

How to Change the World (2015)

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, How To Change The World is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.