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Tobacco Money Feeds My Family, a documentary by Cynthia Hill and Curtis Gaston, chronicles the death of an American way of life. In this remarkable documentary, shot over a three-year span, Hill and Gaston revisit the tobacco growing country of Hill's youth and find three diverse farm families who despite facing a rapidly changing industry, deep cuts in government tobacco growing quotas, the realities of the global economy, and the swaying of popular opinion—struggle to maintain their life'... more

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The film depicts, through a series of events, how South Korean steel producer POSCO's steel plant project in the Indian state of Odisha has landed in a zone of war between people and their elected government. Villagers to be affected are strongly opposing the project that is planned against nature, environment, the marine ecology and, above all, the sustainable agrarian economy, which offers ample opportunities to thousands of families for a standard living. But the state, by using its polic... more

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In 2008, Yuri Melini was shot at point blank range outside his mother’s house. Despite being hit seven times and spending 68 days in intensive care, Yuri continues his work to protect Guatemala’s natural environment and indigenous people from the mining and logging corporations which are devastating the land. Narrated by actor Martin Sheen, this film follows Mary Lawlor, the head of Irish Human Rights Organisation ‘Front Line Defenders’, as she travels to Guatemala to see how Yuri is doin... more

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Daniela is pregnant, Pierpaolo is completing an unknown and shocking map of the city, Paola is waiting to record her first album, Gianni is a welder and updates his blog every day. Four histories, four characters, linked by their membership to the movement “No Coal”, in order to tell the life of Brindisi and its industrial area, a territory considered among the most polluted of Europe. Policies ignore the emergency. Instead, people are ready for change.

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The indigenous Hydroger is lighting up lives in far-off villages in the mountains of Nagaland. In remote villages not connected to the grid, this indigenous powerhouse in giving hopes to many who are now diversifying their income through new activities and by reducing women’s day-to-day drudgery.

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For his bestseller “Eating Animals”, the US author Jonathan Safran Foer has investigated and processed the global nexuses of meat consumption. The documentary report ""A meaty issue"" follows the author on a research trip around the world and thereby raises the issue: do we indeed have to “say farewell to meat”? Additionally the film accompanies a family from Lower Saxony who voluntarily follows a vegetarian lifestyle. Furthermore, it shows what alternatives to meat consumption are bein... more

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FarmCity examines the complicated relationship between the health of a city and its food system. Through stories of an urban farmer, a single mother, a grocery store owner, health experts and community organizers, the documentary looks at what needs to happen to build a healthier city.

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This film takes a sixty-year tour through New Mexico's nuclear history and the devastation it has imposed and the future threats it portends. From the birth of Los Alamo...more
 
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The latest about the greatest wildlife threat of our time. Urgent and unusual, this short film tracks the trail of illegal elephant ivory and rhino horn and searches fo...more
 
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"El valor de la tierra" (The Value of the Land) reflects one of the gravest situations currently affecting Mexican rural zones: the erosion of farming land as a result of th...more
 
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The Amatola Mountain range in South Africa is home to the last population of endemic Cape Parrots. The relationship between the Yellowwood tree and the parrot is of grea...more
 
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This film documents the importance of traditional foods to the native village of Savoonga, Alaska. Along with their food, their subsistence culture is drawn from the land. A...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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