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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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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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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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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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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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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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This film is on the conservation of traditional rice seeds. It travels through the farming practices of some of the traditional paddy seed savers in the three states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in India. Through their voices and the voices of scientists, small farmers and environmentalists the film traces the destruction of agro-biodiversity as well as traditional knowledge systems and the big lie of Green Revolution which has eventually led to the crises faced by small farmers in India... more

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Silk weaving is a way of life in the rugged central highlands of Madagascar. The new 25-minute documentary, The Silkies of Madagascar tells the inspiring story of how ...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 brin...more
 
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In April 2013 this film set out to investigate the increasing number of claims that cannabis oil can treat cancer. This has been done through the lives of termina...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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Xayaburi dam located in Lao PDR is the first dam being built on the main stream of the Lower Mekong River. Since its inception, the dam has proved controversial for social an...more
 
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“Adelante Petroleros” documents the events related to oil extraction in Ecuador and strongly insists on a universal message: the exploitation of non-renewabl...more
 
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