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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 in Nort... more
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Troubled Waters tells the story of the Aboriginal Commercial Ice Fishers of Lake Manitoba. Every season the fishers brave harsh temperatures and conditions to continue the traditions of their ancestors. Each season there are fewer fishers venturing out on the ice as many have found employment in better paying jobs. A changing ecosystem, low prices for their fish and a disappearing workforce threaten this once vital industry. Take a trip out on the lake and into another world as we follo... more

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France, 2011: The government issues licenses for shale gas exploration in a series of backroom deals. The country erupts in a wave of protest which stirs up the whole of Europe. The scale of the protest is a setback for the oil industry - France becomes the first country to ban hydraulic fracturing. A power struggle sets in as the industry retaliates. Even as opponents of fracking try to move the debate on to the transition to sustainable energy, the government aims to review the ban, under heav... more

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Glowing orange domes fill the night skies as our hundred-year-old lighting systems waste millions of dollars and wreak unknown havoc on public safety, ecosystems, pollution, and our pocketbooks! Pitch Bright is a beautifully cinematic cry for help and a call to action in an over-illuminated world. Join several colorful characters from astronomers, scientists, educators, sea turtle conservationists, and others as the topic of light pollution is explored. It includes a specia... more

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Unsupersize Me is a documentary about personal trainer Juan-Carlos Asse taking obese woman Tracy Ryan, and helping her lose 200 pounds in a year on a plant-based diet. The film shows the hardships an obese person must endure throughout life, and how drastically life changes in a positive way as Tracy regains control of her life through Asse's guidance. An interesting twist is that Asse served a 7 year sentence in federal prison for selling ecstasy. In prison he studied and mastered nutrition an... more

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“An Inconvenient Truth” showed us the problem. This powerful new documentary takes us into the heart of the solution. Almost three years in the making, “Deep Green” travels to nine countries in an unprecedented quest for both cutting edge ideas and simple personal actions available now to stop man-made global warming. Filmed by National Geographic, CNN and BBC cinematographers, “Deep Green’ features intimate stories from inside places like China’s vast and accelerating gree... more

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Shrimp farming in Brazil is devastating the lives of coastal communities and wrecking the environment.

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In Four Stories About Water, the Navajo describe water contamination problems caused by uranium mining, petroleum drilling, bacteria, and natural causes. They detail the devastating health consequences of this contamination and what people are doing to avoid further problems, such as hauling water. People who are working on health studies and environmental cleanup discuss efforts to prevent future illnesses and remediate the more dangerous radioactive sites. Four Stories About Water is mostly i... more

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We made this documentary as a tribute to Lyra Srinivasan, the primary author of the SARAR Participatory Methodology, which has been used around the world with great results i...more
 
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Written off as a bunch of dreamers before they even started, six friends from Raglan, New Zealand were determined to do something good for their town, no matter what it took...more
 
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This documentary contains engaging explanations for designing sustainable systems in the tropics of Asia. How to build a house, what to keep in mind while planting ...more
 
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For most documentarians, a camera, mic, and tripod are the most important pieces of equipment. This Alaskan couple first requires fatbikes, packrafts, and warm sleeping bag...more
 
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These days, when many communities are facing drought and a limited water supply, these seven films bring to life simple practices that individuals and communities can do t...more
 
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Between Sky and Earth is the story of a group of young people who dared to challenge the present system. Fighting with all their courage and ingenuity, they stopped th...more
 
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