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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 choice than to consume the water of rivers or lakes. Chay Lo grew up in the northeast of the Cambodia, the old territory of the Khmer Rouges. He escaped death several times, lived with the Buddhist monks at Battambang and in Phnom Penh. He studied successfully in France to become an agricultural engineer, but in spite of the reques... more

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Indonesia's forest fires are emerging as a global threat and driving a public health emergency. Seen through the eyes of locals, 'Forest fire families' portrays the devastation the fires and smoky haze have on ordinary people. Indonesia's forests are the third largest in the world and its swamp-like peatlands are one of the world's biggest carbon stores. But decades of forest clearance to make way for industrial-scale plantations is creating a tinderbox. Smoke from these fires adds to air pollutio... more

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Best-selling author and renowned environmental activist Bill McKibben lays bare the only three numbers we need to know to understand the climate crisis. McKibben's clear breakdown of the facts — and the stakes — has sparked an unprecedented global movement that is rising up to keep CO2 emissions down.

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This feature-length documentary film highlights some of the impacts and resolve related to ongoing industrial development and injustice on traditional territories of First Nations people in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The story begins in Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, where oil and gas development has led to environmental injustice, including a decline in the health of moose, a cultural keystone species and staple food source. Similar stories are shared in Saskatchewa... more

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In the year 2050, there will be 9 billion people in the world. How do we make sure every mouth is fed? This series takes us around the world to examine the future of food. In this episode, Future Food is in Lima, Peru, which is undergoing a revolution in gastronomy where top chefs are rediscovering traditional foods. The guru of this revolution, Gaston Acurio, is one of the world’s top dozen chefs. For him, future food also means future justice where food becomes a social weapon to ensure tha... more

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Greenland's vast natural resources, ranging from oil and gas to uranium, rare earth and iron ore, have remained largely inaccessible under thick layers of ice, making them too difficult and expensive to extract. But with a receding ice sheet and new transport routes opening through the Northwest Passage these prized materials have now placed Greenland at the threshold of a potential commodities boom that could see the territory transformed. This potentially paves the way for companies like th... more

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A new “soy rush” has been kick-started, and large-scale farm producers from all over Brazil are flocking to the Amazon forest in hopes of striking it rich with this golden crop. Yet all this comes at a price. Communities – most often those found in the forest – are often violently expelled from their lands in the wake of this uncontrolled scramble to plant soy. For Brazil, it’s all in the name of progress. Still, if you ask those whom have been chased from their lands and have see... more

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UNDISCOVERED STORIES: Refresh
"“97% Owned” presents serious research and verifiable evidence on the true nature of the UK’s economic an... more

STORY.TELLERS IN SPOTLIGHT:

  • Chris Schueler
    United States
  • Dimitris Meleti...
    Greece
  • Sowrik Datta
    India
  • Gudbergur David...
    Iceland
  • Sue Giovanni
    United Kingdom
  • RAQUEL BONELL
    Spain
  • Manuele Frances...
    Chile
  • Patrick Bittar
    France
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.