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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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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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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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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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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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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 the midst of a growing environmental crisis in China, Journalists, filmmakers and scientists discover clean air, green mountains, wild animals and an ancient network of ecological reserves maintained by Tibetan Buddhists in the mountains of southwestern China. In order to understand why her atheist friends are becoming Tibetan Buddhists, Shi Lihong takes a camera crew to a remote Tibetan monastery. There she discovers the Tibetans' commitment to protecting all life around their sacred lake... more

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Written off as a bunch of dreamers before they even started, six friends from Raglan, New Zealand were determined to do something good for their town, no matter what it took...more
 
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In April 2013 this film set out to investigate the increasing number of claims that cannabis oil can treat cancer. This has been done through the lives of termina...more
 
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Visiting the Philippines’ northernmost island, Batanes, the documentary discovers a world of “hiwaga,” or enchantment, wrapping the island’s human, physical an...more
 
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Discover a dark secret about Costa Rica’s vibrant wilderness: poachers are plundering the heart of the Osa Peninsula where the park rangers are bravely risking thei...more
 
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POWER TO THE PEDALS portrays the transformative vision and extraordinary efforts of Wenzday Jane, a young woman whose mechanical skills and innovative actions are reshaping he...more
 
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“Adelante Petroleros” documents the events related to oil extraction in Ecuador and strongly insists on a universal message: the exploitation of non-renewabl...more
 
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