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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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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 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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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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Toxic Tears looks at the little-known darker side of the “Green Revolution” in India that transformed agriculture, but has negatively impacted thousands of farmers in the country. The Green Revolution of the mid 20th Century was aimed at greatly reducing starvation in the Third World. But the high-yielding seeds and monocrops central to its success required heavy use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and water, with a higher cost than the traditional, more natural methods that wer... more

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The Price of Fish investigates the ways foreign charter fishing vessels - so called ‘slave ships’ - are abusing their Indonesian crews and plundering New Zealand fis...more
 
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A 36-year-old guy lives alone in a small mountain hamlet with his sheep, rabbits, geese, and chickens. He grows potatoes, picks up chestnuts, keeps the woods in order an...more
 
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Full tanks, empty plates - A politico-poetic documentary. To challenge the threat posed by global warming, the European Union has imposed the use of crop-based fuels. The officia...more
 
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Gorakhpur is the second largest city in the mid-Gangetic plains of India. This film tells the story of a city grappling with the dual pressures of urbanization an...more
 
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The people of the Xingu are fighting for their survival and need your solidarity today. Brazil's indigenous and environmental agencies are deciding whether to authoriz...more
 
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Farming on a small scale is very challenging in the current economic and regulatory environment. The odds are against a small-scale farmer trying to farm sustainably. Moreove...more
 
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