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Indonesia's forest fires are emerging as a global threat and driving a public health emergency. Seen through the eyes of locals, 'Forest fire families' portrays the devastation the fires and smoky haze have on ordinary people. Indonesia's forests are the third largest in the world and its swamp-like peatlands are one of the world's biggest carbon stores. But decades of forest clearance to make way for industrial-scale plantations is creating a tinderbox. Smoke from these fires adds to air pollutio... more

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Cook It Raw brings together the most innovative minds in the world of gastronomy to discover, learn and inspire each other about traditional foodways. Each year we bring together some of the greatest culinary minds to participate in a curated program in a specific region of the globe where we delve into the fabric, life and culture of that region and explore it through the lens of food. This film documents the 6th such event to date, it took place over 10 days in Charleston South Carolina an... more

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Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution explores the emerging discipline of biomimicry, the science of emulating nature’s best ideas to solve human problems. Set in the wilds of South Africa, the film follows biologist, author, and Time magazine “Hero of the Environment” Janine Benyus and the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute team as they illustrate how organisms in the natural world can teach us how to be more efficient and sustainable engineers, chemists, architects, and business leaders. After 3.... more

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A new “soy rush” has been kick-started, and large-scale farm producers from all over Brazil are flocking to the Amazon forest in hopes of striking it rich with this golden crop. Yet all this comes at a price. Communities – most often those found in the forest – are often violently expelled from their lands in the wake of this uncontrolled scramble to plant soy. For Brazil, it’s all in the name of progress. Still, if you ask those whom have been chased from their lands and have see... more

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This feature-length documentary film highlights some of the impacts and resolve related to ongoing industrial development and injustice on traditional territories of First Nations people in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The story begins in Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, where oil and gas development has led to environmental injustice, including a decline in the health of moose, a cultural keystone species and staple food source. Similar stories are shared in Saskatchewa... more

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Greenland's vast natural resources, ranging from oil and gas to uranium, rare earth and iron ore, have remained largely inaccessible under thick layers of ice, making them too difficult and expensive to extract. But with a receding ice sheet and new transport routes opening through the Northwest Passage these prized materials have now placed Greenland at the threshold of a potential commodities boom that could see the territory transformed. This potentially paves the way for companies like th... more

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The Next, Best West explores our changing relationship with the land that sustains us. It tells the story of how the conventional American concept of progress has steered our exploitation of the Western landscape, and takes you to three places – Colorado’s San Luis Valley, the high plains of eastern Montana and the Elwha River on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula – where a vibrant new understanding of progress presages a better future. The Next, Best West shows how our interpretation of progres... more

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“Life in Limbo” is a documentary short portraying life in the town of Hasankeyf in Southeastern Turkey. This dramatic cliffside town near the borders of Iraq and Syri...more
 
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"Alive: Dance and Nature is an exploration of the relationship between 'dancing' as a professional practice and 'nature' as a source of inspiration. The fil...more
 
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The project provides for a lot of landscape and location shooting, which will allow vivid and convincing demonstration of the Baikal in different season...more
 
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The future of the gray wolf is uncertain. The polarized debate over killing wolves and the search for a middle ground is the subject of this new film by the Ecologis...more
 
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"Diamonds of the depths" is a 9-minute documentary about the Giant Diamond squid, never caught live on camera before. For centuries, the ocean has been keeping its deepes...more
 
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“We Are A Horse Nation” documents the relationship(s) existing and being built among the Oceti Sakowin (Lakota, Dakota, Nakota) peoples and the Sunka Wakan Oyate (Hors...more
 
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