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This film is on the conservation of traditional rice seeds. It travels through the farming practices of some of the traditional paddy seed savers in the three states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in India. Through their voices and the voices of scientists, small farmers and environmentalists the film traces the destruction of agro-biodiversity as well as traditional knowledge systems and the big lie of Green Revolution which has eventually led to the crises faced by small farmers in India... more

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This documentary explores the complicated dynamics of the mining industry in Chile. Focusing on the mining project called Pascua Lama, being developed by the Canadian Barrick Gold Corporation in Northern Chile, this documentary dives into the reality of developing countries which due to unwilling governments who lack long-term vision, sell their natural resources without considering sustainable development strategies for their communities, thus fostering a new model of colonization sponsored by th... more

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YWCA Muskoka’s “Fairly Foul Project – Chemicals, Cosmetics and YOU” was designed to engage young women, particularly those living in Canada, to be aware of the contents of the cosmetics they use. This film highlights the connections between women, their cosmetic products and their health.

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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 between the so called old traditional tranquility and the contemporary velocity. While following seven passionate inhabitants, a few narrative threads emerge which accentuate the fact that, in despite of all the changes caused by modern life, tourism, and even a high speed line, life has it's own rhythm.

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From the snow-capped mountains of Lesotho, to the bustling urban centres in South Africa, from the red sands of the Kalahari in Botswana to the deserts of Namibia, the Orange-Senqu River is the great provider for the many industries and inhabitants of the four countries that it travels through. Climate change and variability, however, has had an impact on the Orange-Senqu’s ability to quench the region’s growing thirst. Join us as we follow the river’s course from source to mouth and get a... 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 resolution available other than to take his neighbour to court. Long time friends ended up fighting in court. We now know that Monsanto funded the GM farmer in this David versus Goliath battle for the future of food and Steve's right to grow GM free organic food. Using the legal rights of common law trespass and nuisance Steve argued that hi... more

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Toxic Tears looks at the little-known darker side of the “Green Revolution” in India that transformed agriculture, but has negatively impacted thousands of farmers in the country. The Green Revolution of the mid 20th Century was aimed at greatly reducing starvation in the Third World. But the high-yielding seeds and monocrops central to its success required heavy use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and water, with a higher cost than the traditional, more natural methods that wer... more

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The Colorado River hasn't kissed the sea in almost two decades — until the spring of 2014, when an experimental pulse of water was released into this forgotten delta. ...more
 
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Maguey is a film that shows the validity of the maguey plant in peasant and indigenous society and its overwhelming influence on Mexican art and politics. Once a symbol o...more
 
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Creeping desertification around the world affects more than 250 million people. A newly launched research project is working to fight the phenomenon with new conservatio...more
 
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Olosho is a powerful new video exploring the ongoing land-rights struggle in Loliondo, Tanzania. It was created by six members of the Maasai community, from thre...more
 
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Filmed during Iceland Airwaves 2010, the documentary highlights the unique issues facing the country's young generation. Iceland’s profound economic meltdown at th...more
 
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Healers tells the story of a woman known as Dona Josefa who has been a health care worker, midwife, and community leader for over 50 years. Besides taking care of villager...more
 
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