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Migratory birds from Central Asia and other places visit South Indian coastal villages and build a unique relationship with the local community. While migration i... 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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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 bring together some of the greatest culinary minds to participate in a curated program in a specific region of the globe where we delve into the fabric, life and culture of that region and explore it through the lens of food. This film documents the 6th such event to date, it took place over 10 days in Charleston South Carolina an... 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 be made to work. Interviews with the president of Ecuador, African tribesmen, South American oil workers, angry farmers in India and the former president of Botswana reveal some of the paradoxes of our day--that while globalization is helping some countries, it has proved a disaster for others. Beginning in his hometown of Gar... 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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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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This feature-length documentary pedals alongside a group of Landless Workers from Brazil who bicycle over 6,000 miles across the South American continent. They use the year of travel to exchange natural seeds, songs, and ideas about new ways of relating to the land. Moving stories from landless peasants, indigenous communities, and small farmers inform the travelers and viewers understanding of the struggle to survive in the face of global agribusiness incursion and the takeover of monocrops fo... more

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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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There are 300 tonnes of highly radioactive waste worldwide that must be safely stored. But how should we manage this problem – without any permanent disposal site? Th...more
 
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Bloom is a science film with a story, an environmental film focused on solutions, and a wake-up call that invention is only half the battle Set in New Zealand, a uniqu...more
 
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Two views of the world: that of the prehistoric man (a shaman) and that of modern man (a scientist). While they have a different relation with nature, they also have a lo...more
 
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“I want to change people’s way of thinking” — that’s how Jura expresses his dream about an ambitious project while standing in an autumn field. It’s the plac...more
 
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The video on “Community Based Forest Management: Local Solutions to Global Challenges” expounds on the important role of community-based forest management in indigenou...more
 
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This is the story of Aboriginal peoples struggling to access healthy food in northern Manitoba. Despite the grinding poverty and many other barriers to accessing healthy foo...more
 
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