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In this hard-hitting documentary about the perils and promises of globalization, Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz takes a tour of the world showing us how it can be made to work. Interviews with the president of Ecuador, African tribesmen, South American oil workers, angry farmers in India and the former president of Botswana reveal some of the paradoxes of our day--that while globalization is helping some countries, it has proved a disaster for others. Beginning in his hometown of Gar... more

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In Four Stories About Water, the Navajo describe water contamination problems caused by uranium mining, petroleum drilling, bacteria, and natural causes. They detail the devastating health consequences of this contamination and what people are doing to avoid further problems, such as hauling water. People who are working on health studies and environmental cleanup discuss efforts to prevent future illnesses and remediate the more dangerous radioactive sites. Four Stories About Water is mostly i... more

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Cook It Raw brings together the most innovative minds in the world of gastronomy to discover, learn and inspire each other about traditional foodways. Each year we bring together some of the greatest culinary minds to participate in a curated program in a specific region of the globe where we delve into the fabric, life and culture of that region and explore it through the lens of food. This film documents the 6th such event to date, it took place over 10 days in Charleston South Carolina an... more

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Unsupersize Me is a documentary about personal trainer Juan-Carlos Asse taking obese woman Tracy Ryan, and helping her lose 200 pounds in a year on a plant-based diet. The film shows the hardships an obese person must endure throughout life, and how drastically life changes in a positive way as Tracy regains control of her life through Asse's guidance. An interesting twist is that Asse served a 7 year sentence in federal prison for selling ecstasy. In prison he studied and mastered nutrition an... more

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This feature-length documentary pedals alongside a group of Landless Workers from Brazil who bicycle over 6,000 miles across the South American continent. They use the year of travel to exchange natural seeds, songs, and ideas about new ways of relating to the land. Moving stories from landless peasants, indigenous communities, and small farmers inform the travelers and viewers understanding of the struggle to survive in the face of global agribusiness incursion and the takeover of monocrops fo... more

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Shrimp farming in Brazil is devastating the lives of coastal communities and wrecking the environment.

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Troubled Waters tells the story of the Aboriginal Commercial Ice Fishers of Lake Manitoba. Every season the fishers brave harsh temperatures and conditions to continue the traditions of their ancestors. Each season there are fewer fishers venturing out on the ice as many have found employment in better paying jobs. A changing ecosystem, low prices for their fish and a disappearing workforce threaten this once vital industry. Take a trip out on the lake and into another world as we follo... more

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A young tiger, called Baghani, is taken from her home in Ranthambore National Park and released in the unknown territory of Sariska National Park, where all 24 tiger...more
 
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On February 28th, 2015, the short documentary “Going Fair: Bananas in Peru” was finished. The documentary is based on the fieldwork of a Dutch student in the plantations o...more
 
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Bloom is a science film with a story, an environmental film focused on solutions, and a wake-up call that invention is only half the battle Set in New Zealand, a uniqu...more
 
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Second Nature is a 18-minute documentary on Janne Saario, a skateboarder turned landscape architect. This film gives a glimpse of Saario's thoughts and dreams, and reveals th...more
 
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As a people, we want to explore beyond Earth's orbit, but a looming food crisis and dwindling resources at home make this a distant dream for many people. The United Nation...more
 
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The Cinque Terre of Italy has existed for centuries as an idyllic wine-making region and paradise. But in the late 1990s, with rising tourism and challenges to sustainabl...more
 
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  • Unsupersize Me is a documentary about personal trainer Juan-Carlos Asse taking obese woman Tracy Ryan, and helping her lose 200 pounds in a year on a plant-based diet. The film shows the hardships an obese person must endure throughout life, and how drastically life changes in a positive way as Tracy regains control of her life through Asse's guidanc... more
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  • Native Americans speak about the Earth as our Mother and the impacts of oil and gas drilling on tribal lands in the United States, particularly on The Blackfeet Nation in North Central Montana. Outside entities target territories where unemployment hovers at 70%, promising wealth and prosperity, and offering little in return. The exploitation o... more
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  • “We Are A Horse Nation” documents the relationship(s) existing and being built among the Oceti Sakowin (Lakota, Dakota, Nakota) peoples and the Sunka Wakan Oyate (Horse Nation). Stories, History, Traditional Songs and Culture tell the story of how people across the Oceti Sakowin lands are bringing the Horse back in to the center of their wa... more
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