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Start Local is a unique documentary that takes a look at what "local" means to a small Canadian community that i... 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 repor... more
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In 1996, Monsanto introduced its first GMO seeds. It ensured that farmers could not save the seeds and essentially lose the ownership of their seeds. Consequently, the power balance shifted away from the farmers to corporations who now own 80 percent of GM corn and 93 percent of the GM soy market. Now, not only do farmers have to buy the seeds from the corporations year after year, but they are also forced to comply with the rules and regulations embedded in the contracts, which are designed t... more

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The Environmental School is a place where teachers, administrators, researchers, parents, and students are working together to develop a rich and unique learning environment that challenges conventional educational models. The film investigates learning styles, ecological involvement, class structure, and the impact of outdoor learning on children at the Environmental School in British Columbia, Canada.

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Bhopali tracks the survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster, the 1984 Union Carbide gas leak in Bhopal, India which killed thousands of people. Today, the suffering continues, prompting victims to fight for justice against Union Carbide, the American corporation responsible for the disaster.

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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 terminal cancer patients living in the UK. It includes contributions from world-leading research labs, the pharmaceutical industry and an illegal medical organization that produces and provides cannabis oil to cancer patients. This film is an objective investigation in to the potential role cannabis can play as part of an integrated and ope... more

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The documentary presents seven urban gardening projects in Berlin, Germany (community gardens, intercultural gardens, roof gardens, also “guerrilla gardening”). The film focuses on the personal view of the urban gardeners, their visions as well as their concrete projects experimenting with a new way of “alternative” city planning. The citizens would like to change their cities in order to make them greener, to cultivate their own food and to work in intercultural communities. Besides th... more

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This film by brother-sister duo Sam and Kate Fulbright takes a closer look at what climate change really means in the United States, and dives beyond the daunting numbers and graphs to meet the people and communities affected by the problem of climate change.

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Narrated by Robert Redford FIGHTING GOLIATH: TEXAS COAL WARS follows the story of Texans fighting a high-stakes battle for clean air. The film introduces the unlikely partners — mayors, ranchers, CEOs, community groups, legislators, lawyers, faith groups, and citizens — that have come together to oppose the construction of 19 conventional coal-fired power plants that were slated to be built in Eastern and Central Texas and that were being fast-tracked by the Governor. The film centers o... more

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3 repeat journeys to Japan, post-Fukushima. A collection of broken notes on Contamination - Cleanliness, Memory - Forgetfulness, Strength - Surrender, Past - Present, Fea...more
 
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The Earth’s population is expanding at an astounding rate, while global warming and pollution are continuing to reduce the amount of usable farmland. The technologica...more
 
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Migratory birds from Central Asia and other places visit South Indian coastal villages and build a unique relationship with the local community. While migration i...more
 
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Idling engines consume more than 6 billion gallons of gasoline annually in the U.S., a significant but little-known contributor to local air pollutio...more
 
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Jia Zhangke’s short film for Greenpeace East Asia depicts the effects of air pollution in northeast China, a region frequently blanketed in dangerous levels of air pollutio...more
 
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Bobby Vallabhchandra must protect his land and the rich diversity of wildlife that has made its home there from the increasing pressures of the modern world. Whil...more
 
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