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The Vision Within' tells the story of a group of college students who travel deep into the heart of the Amazon rainforest to meet an ancient ‘dream culture’ livin... more
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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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This film, entitled "10 Years of Failure, Farmers Deceived by GM corn", shows the dire situation of corn farmers in the Philippines who have adopted GM corn. Amidst protests from farmers, scientists, consumers and basic sectors, GM corn was commercialized in the Philippines in 2003. At present, there are about 8 varieties of single, stacked-trait and pyramided GM corn approved by the government for direct planting. It is now planted in about 685,317 hectares of agricultural land allotted for corn.

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Do you know where your water comes from? In the semi-arid landscape of the Cuvelai River Basin, an inquisitive student, called Nelago, sets off on a journey of discovery. Her curiosity leads her to breathtaking waterfalls, inside a world-class hydro power plant, and even across the border to Angola, where she learns to never again take access to safe drinking water for granted. Nelago’s Journey eventually leads her back to her village tap, where water all the way from the Kunene River in Angola make... 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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In 2010 the worst floods in living memory ripped through Pakistan. Millions of people were displaced and vital crops destroyed. A small disaster relief team from Europe set out to make a difference to the beleaguered Pakistani people. The team set out to supply food aid for the live stock that was starving in the wake of the floods. Filmmaker Phillip Lennon accompanied the team. This is his story.

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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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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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Fisherman Saiful Amin lives at the Togian Islands, a beautiful place in Indonesia, with lots of coral. But the Bajo people, sea gypsies, in the neighbourhood destro...more
 
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