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Do you know where your water comes from? In the semi-arid landscape of the Cuvelai River Basin, an inquisitiv... more
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In the 1930s, a teenager named Everett Ruess renounced society and set out to live and travel in the wilderness. After a few years of lone treks spanning hundreds of mile... more
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This film tells the story of six Australian environment activists doing everything they can to get the media's attention. Through them they hope to reach the government and general public. Pat and Dom are scaling the roof of Parliament House, Ellen and Katy (with 100 others) are walking 300 km through the bush for solar, and Ray and Marion are locking themselves to logging equipment for their 40th wedding anniversary. The film explores key environmental issues facing contemporary Australi... more

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With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business.

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On a rainy night in May of 2012 a coalition of musicians, scientists and activists gathered in Albany on the governor’s front doorstep, calling for a ban on hydraulic-fracturing. With the news that Governor Andrew Cuomo might lift the moratorium on fracking in New York any day, the event was assembled in less than a month. Two rehearsals in 24 hours and it was showtime! The goal of the varied participants, many of whom had never met before this night, was to explain in clea... more

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This documentary has been made in the Peruvian Amazon and it shows the pernicious effect of economic globalization in the Amazon and the inhabitants of the first biodiversity richest region in the Planet. Masato is a drink made with boiled manioc that identifies the indigenous communities, but oil is not a sign of richness, paradox, it is the origin of illness, death, social dysfunction… And the Peruvian Government is opening the doors of the forest to the transnational companies, agains... more

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Locavore features neo-pioneers, grassroots farmers, businesses, and organizations that play significant roles in the movement. This film was created to be used as a tool to inspire, educate, and empower people to rethink where they obtain their food supply. Unlike other films that use scare tactics in order to captivate an audience, Locavore is positive and light hearted. It provides solutions and concentrates on the brighter side of getting one's food as close to home as possible.

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A gift from the Pacha Mama, the coca leaf has been the subject of significant discussion over the past decades. This discussion has intensified recently, in line with the global debate on decriminalization and legalization of narcotic drugs. We set out to look at this plant from a new perspective, hoping to decry the established link between the sacred leaf and the illegal drug derived from it: cocaine. In doing so, we travel along the nerves of the coca leaf, moving gradually from the traditiona... more

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Texas-based archaeologists, Meredith Dreiss and David Brown, take the viewer on a 10,000 year-long visual exploration of the symbiotic relationship between agaves and the humans who depended upon them. Told through the lens of anthropological, botanical and ecological investigations, AGAVE IS LIFE, narrated by actor Edward James Olmos, delves into the ceremonial and sacred importance of this multipurpose plant, native to the Americas. From the ancient times to the present, we learn how agaves becam... more

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Listening for the Rain starts a pluricultural and interdiciplinary conversation in which some Indigenous people who live in the central United States of Americ...more
 
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The video documentary follows 6 different families on their breastfeeding journeys, from pregnancy to the babies' first few months. It explores the ups and downs, the benefits an...more
 
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Cold Amazon tells the story of Canada’s massive Mackenzie River Basin. At 1.8 million sq. kilometres, covering three provinces and all three territories, the Mackenzie plays ...more
 
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Sinharaja Forest is a tropical rainforest in Sri Lanka designated as a World Heritage Site due to its high-level of biodiversity and virgin forest. This forest consist...more
 
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El Ritmo de la Tierra explores the human and natural life of Camallera, a small Catalan village between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean Sea, in search of the contrast betwee...more
 
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