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December 2009: The UN Climate Conference takes place in Copenhagen. While world leaders are trying to wriggle out of binding climate protection targets, activists around the world mobilize to push for a strong agreement. During 16 months, Kim Nguyen cycles from Australia to Copenhagen. On his route through Asia and Europe, he encounters people already affected by climate change. With his video camera he records their messages and brings them with him to Copenhagen in order to hand them to th... more

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The film depicts, through a series of events, how South Korean steel producer POSCO's steel plant project in the Indian state of Odisha has landed in a zone of war between people and their elected government. Villagers to be affected are strongly opposing the project that is planned against nature, environment, the marine ecology and, above all, the sustainable agrarian economy, which offers ample opportunities to thousands of families for a standard living. But the state, by using its polic... more

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Tobacco Money Feeds My Family, a documentary by Cynthia Hill and Curtis Gaston, chronicles the death of an American way of life. In this remarkable documentary, shot over a three-year span, Hill and Gaston revisit the tobacco growing country of Hill's youth and find three diverse farm families who despite facing a rapidly changing industry, deep cuts in government tobacco growing quotas, the realities of the global economy, and the swaying of popular opinion—struggle to maintain their life'... more

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In the midst of a growing environmental crisis in China, Journalists, filmmakers and scientists discover clean air, green mountains, wild animals and an ancient network of ecological reserves maintained by Tibetan Buddhists in the mountains of southwestern China. In order to understand why her atheist friends are becoming Tibetan Buddhists, Shi Lihong takes a camera crew to a remote Tibetan monastery. There she discovers the Tibetans' commitment to protecting all life around their sacred lake... more

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Daniela is pregnant, Pierpaolo is completing an unknown and shocking map of the city, Paola is waiting to record her first album, Gianni is a welder and updates his blog every day. Four histories, four characters, linked by their membership to the movement “No Coal”, in order to tell the life of Brindisi and its industrial area, a territory considered among the most polluted of Europe. Policies ignore the emergency. Instead, people are ready for change.

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For his bestseller “Eating Animals”, the US author Jonathan Safran Foer has investigated and processed the global nexuses of meat consumption. The documentary report ""A meaty issue"" follows the author on a research trip around the world and thereby raises the issue: do we indeed have to “say farewell to meat”? Additionally the film accompanies a family from Lower Saxony who voluntarily follows a vegetarian lifestyle. Furthermore, it shows what alternatives to meat consumption are bein... more

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FarmCity examines the complicated relationship between the health of a city and its food system. Through stories of an urban farmer, a single mother, a grocery store owner, health experts and community organizers, the documentary looks at what needs to happen to build a healthier city.

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Barmer falls in one of the driest regions of the world: the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. This region had a rich legacy of rainwater harvesting that gradually eroded with time. Thi...more
 
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In flickering black and white, Nile Perch tracks a fish from a fisherman’s line on Lake Victoria in Uganda to export commodity. This hand-made film is a modern-day parable o...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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