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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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Who would consider soya suspicious? As a symbol of a vegetarian diet, soy is usually associated with nature, balance, and health. So what a surprise it is to be told that today this legume is putting the whole Amazon rainforest in jeopardy – with potentially devastating consequences. The soybean has become one of the most consumed products, especially since the mad cow epidemic ravaged several countries. At this point in time, there is a pressing need for increasing soybean production in order t... more

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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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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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How much unspoiled nature should we preserve and what do we sacrifice for clean, renewable energy? Dreamland gradually turns into a disturbing picture of corporate power taking over nature and small communities. It’s the dark side of green energy. Dreamland is a film about a nation standing at cross-roads. Leading up to the country’s greatest economic crisis, the government started the largest mega project in the history of Iceland, to build the biggest dam in Europe to provide Alco... more

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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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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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Indonesia, as an archipelago nation, is one of the countries that is most impacted by climate change. Many major cities and development centers are located near the coastline. Th...more
 
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“Nuklir Jawa” depicts the debate and controversy surrounding Indonesia’s desire to build nuclear power plants in Central Java. As the Indonesian government feel...more
 
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“The Last Pow-Wow Oak” brings together historians, Native Americans, the Daughters of the American Revolution and a local citizens group - “The Pow-Wow Oa...more
 
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Facing Hunger is a 28-minute documentary about two farm families on opposite sides of the world who are connected through faith, farming, and a desire to help end hunger.
 
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Cambodia has 15 million inhabitants and more than 10 million live in rural areas. 7 million of these villagers don't have any access to drinking water and have no other choic...more
 
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This visually stunning road movie takes you on a bleak journey from the shores of the Black Sea to the frozen heart of Chernobyl. Squatting in this icy wasteland, th...more
 
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