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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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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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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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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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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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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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Photo artist, Kim Jung-Man and the members of a cultural artist association to protect Gulupdo (hereinafter Artists Support in Gulupdo) recollect the past days. In past, Kim Jung-Man directly experienced the figure fusing nature and art after visiting Museum Insel Hombroich of Germany and Naoshima Island of Japan. Kim Jung-Man delivered the seed that was passed by folk artist, Lim Ok-Sang, to the execution chairman of Artists Support in Gulupdo, Park Min-Young. The seed called ‘seed bomb’ has bee... more

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In this hard-hitting documentary about the perils and promises of globalization, Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz takes a tour of the world showing us how it can b...more
 
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The Killing Fields is a documentary highlighting the importance that economics and taxation plays in wildlife conservation. The film was directed by Carlo Nero an...more
 
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Mining, transporting and burning coal poses series threats to human health, as does the exploration and production of unconventional gas. Exploitation of coal and gas resource...more
 
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Set against the backdrop of the 2009 recession, Where Have All The Mermaids Gone? looks at the tough choices Americans make to survive through the lens of the Montauk fisherme...more
 
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91,000 acres of shorelines, wetlands, and water on the Great Salt Lake are in jeopardy. Great Salt Lake Minerals Corporation received a permit from the State of Utah t...more
 
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“Nuklir Jawa” depicts the debate and controversy surrounding Indonesia’s desire to build nuclear power plants in Central Java. As the Indonesian government feel...more
 
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  • Birth As We Know It - a 45-minute educational version of the 75-minute feature documentary. The full length DVD is 3.5 hrs, covering subjects from conscious preparation in pregnancy to lotus birth and circumcision. More information: http://www.birthintobeing.com/bawki A call to Conscious Birth. All over the worl... 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 and climate change. Bit by bit, it unravels the various factors that make the citizens of Gorakhpur a very vulnerable lot. In effect, this is the story of many fast-growing cities in th... more
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  • from: Adam Amir
    "You cannot just cut down a kola nut tree..." To the Nso people, the kola nut is sacred. It holds great spiritual, economic, gastronomic, symbolic, and historic significance. The esteem and importance given to kola brought about myths, narratives, and rituals to protect it. The rituals involved in cutting down a kola nut tree not onl... more
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