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"I shouldn't be alive right now," says Leila Mendez as she looks out her window at the smokestacks billowin... more
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Sadhana Forest is an ecological restoration project run by a utopian community located in one of the most politically complicated and environmentally degraded terrains in th... more
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A 50-minute documentary about the lessons we can learn from nature for a healthy living and a sustainable business and society, seen from the viewpoint of science, practice, spirituality and culture. A film, based on inspiring interviews, workshops and personal experiences shared by people from around the globe, who came together for the 11th International People Plant Symposium 2012, entitled Diversity: Towards a New Vision of Nature, held from September 6 to 8, 2012, in The Netherlands. Amon... more

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Somewhere, right now, a military working dog is searching for roadside bombs and protecting our troops in Afghanistan. They’re on the front lines, facing explosions and gunfire—a memory that haunts some of these dogs for the rest of their lives. “Dogs of War: The Fight Back Home” portrays how post-traumatic stress disorder affects our brave military working dogs for years to come. The film takes you on the same journey as a military working dog (MWD)—from the puppy program at Lackland Ai... more

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Urban Farmers captures the stories of operating farms in New York City and their relationships to the communities they serve. These unique and significant farms will show the dedication and hardships farmers face dealing with a traditional profession in a constantly-growing urban metropolis. The film explores the importance of supporting local agriculture and those working to protect it by keeping local food sources near urban areas.

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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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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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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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Good morning Taranto is an intense and passionate journey through an area surrounded by clouds of smog. An intoxicating city at an unsustainable level, with the air, land and water all poisoned by the blasting furnaces of Ilva, where coal is burned to produce steel. Ilva is the largest steel plant in Europe, and was built right next to Taranto’s suburbs nearly fifty years ago. Its inhabitants' angers and dreams are accompanied by a nomadic intermittent radio, a digital cine-eye that marks the rhyth... 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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One peaceful day for the farmers in the summer of 2009, the Korean government announced the master plan for the “4 Major Rivers Project”. The government suddenly announce...more
 
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The overreaching narrative of the film will follow the melting snow off Mount Shasta to it’s multiple final destinations in our rivers and streams, dams and lake...more
 
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The Solar Village is a documentary video that explores how we can create sustainable communities today. Rather than discuss these workable ideas in the abstract thi...more
 
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In the last five years alone, chemical factories, manufacturing plants and other workplaces have violated water pollution laws more than half a million times. Th...more
 
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Native Americans speak about the Earth as our Mother and the impacts of oil and gas drilling on tribal lands in the United States, particularly on The Blackfeet Nation i...more
 
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Watch films (documentaries, short films, talks & more) at this online film festival. Discover film-makers and their voices. Learn about social issues prevalent in the current world. Vote for the art & entertainment that is evolved and exists for transformation towards new future. Promote consciousness about humanity & environment - our culture, nature & life driven by the spiritual state, individual and collective.