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December 2009: The UN Climate Conference takes place in Copenhagen. While world leaders are trying to wriggle out of binding climate protection targets, activists around the world mobilize to push for a strong agreement. During 16 months, Kim Nguyen cycles from Australia to Copenhagen. On his route through Asia and Europe, he encounters people already affected by climate change. With his video camera he records their messages and brings them with him to Copenhagen in order to hand them to th... more

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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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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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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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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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Photo artist, Kim Jung-Man and the members of a cultural artist association to protect Gulupdo (hereinafter Artists Support in Gulupdo) recollect the past days. In past, Kim Jung-Man directly experienced the figure fusing nature and art after visiting Museum Insel Hombroich of Germany and Naoshima Island of Japan. Kim Jung-Man delivered the seed that was passed by folk artist, Lim Ok-Sang, to the execution chairman of Artists Support in Gulupdo, Park Min-Young. The seed called ‘seed bomb’ has bee... more

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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 b...more
 
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En el Camino del Gas tells the story of a small community affected by the explosion of a natural gas pipeline from the perspectives of the community, local politicians, and ...more
 
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Steve Marsh, an organic farmer, lost his certification when his neighbour's GM canola blew over his fence. Despite attempts to settle the matter, there was no resolutio...more
 
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91,000 acres of shorelines, wetlands, and water on the Great Salt Lake are in jeopardy. Great Salt Lake Minerals Corporation received a permit from the State of Utah t...more
 
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Waste Management Solutions from Bali, Indonesia “The garbage problem affects everybody, rich and poor, and if you can't deal with that basic problem—pollution fro...more
 
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The prize-winning director and cameraman Gerardo Milsztein went along to watch CuveWaters' German-Namibian research team in action. The movie takes viewers directly into th...more
 
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  • Gorakhpur is the second largest city in the mid-Gangetic plains of India. This film tells the story of a city grappling with the dual pressures of urbanization and climate change. Bit by bit, it unravels the various factors that make the citizens of Gorakhpur a very vulnerable lot. In effect, this is the story of many fast-growing cities in th... more
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    "You cannot just cut down a kola nut tree..." To the Nso people, the kola nut is sacred. It holds great spiritual, economic, gastronomic, symbolic, and historic significance. The esteem and importance given to kola brought about myths, narratives, and rituals to protect it. The rituals involved in cutting down a kola nut tree not onl... more
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