Hungry Tide |
the fight for survival of a central Pacific island nation that is one of the
first countries that may vanish as a result of rising seas caused by climate
the Boat |
entertaining look at the intrepid efforts to reshape the concreted L.A. River,
providing a model for how cities might reimagine their once natural resources to
benefit urban areas today.
of a Feather |
the ecological and cultural connections between the Inuit, the Eider Duck and
their Arctic sea ice environment, now one of the world’s most threatened
a troubling chapter in modern American history: how Pacific Islanders were
deliberately used as human guinea pigs to study the effects of nuclear fallout.
Organic We Trust |
across America to answer the core questions about organic: What exactly is
certified organic? Is it better for us, or just marketing hype? Is organic the
key to transforming our food system?
CHANGE: A Journey Inside Venezuela's Food Revolution |
Change follows the filmmaker's journey to understand why current food systems
leave hundreds of millions of people in hunger. It's a journey to understand how
the world will feed itself in the future in the face of major environmental
of Nature, Volumes 1 & 2 |
of Nature, Volume 1 & 2, profile the inspirational grassroots work of 24
young people recognized with the nation's top youth environmental prize - the
Brower Youth Awards. Named after famed environmentalist David Brower, the awards
recognize people ages 13 to 22 in North America who have shown outstanding
leadership on a project or campaign with positive environmental and social
Spin! An American Power Struggle |
tragicomic tale of the long battle over America’s largest proposed clean energy
project – and a microcosm of the obstacles in the larger struggle to move
towards more sustainable energy.
Boys Gone Bananas!* |
film about the abuse of corporate power, its impact on free speech and the
press, and a reminder of the importance of independent documentaries.
Wild Idea |
Ecuador’s unprecedented, creative proposal for fighting global warming and
preserving a large area of pristine rainforest from oil development.
follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan
diet for six weeks. Part sociological experiment, part science class, and part
adventure story, Vegucated showcases the rapid and at times comedic evolution of
three people who share one journey and ultimately discover their own paths in
creating a kinder, cleaner, greener world, one bite at a time.
||The Worm Hunters |
a Turkish headquarters the world's top earthworm scientists concoct a plan to
find and name their ultimate discovery. Nothing will stop them as they travel to
all corners of the world with spades, GPS worm locators and secret worm outing
fluids to unearth their prize. But love turns savage when things don't go to
plan and the worm gets the upper hand. An epic adventure into an underground
science and an unstoppable passion.
||ALMA a film by Patrick Rouxel |
shot, alternately joyful and horrifying, ALMA captures the ecological, and even
spiritual, cost of meat, dairy, and leather production in the Amazon. Highly
Recommended by Video Librarian
||The Next Best West |
Next, Best West explores our changing relationship with the land that sustains
||Walden: a short legacy film |
combines delicate and brilliant images filmed on location around Walden Pond in
Concord, Massachusetts with readings by poet, John D. Ogden, bringing to life
the heart and soul of Thoreau’s writings. Stunningly filmed by Rick Cardin at
the height of New England’s fall foliage season, Walden is one of the first
films to capture the magical sense of place that inspired Thoreau.
||Hawai'i Eco Stories |
on DVD. Two Hawaiian short eco films from Sheila A. Laffey. Contains In
the Middle of the Sea, and We All Need the Forest.
|| CHEMERICAL |
explores the life cycle of everyday household cleaners and hygiene products to
prove that, thanks to our clean obsession, we are drowning in sea of toxicity.
||Anna, Emma and the Condors
In a world of climate change and environmental
challenges, two sisters, Anna and Emma and their companions, the California
Condors, stand out as a beacon of hope. Their father, Chris Parish is the
director of the Condor Project for the Peregrine Fund at Vermillion Cliffs.
Their mother, Ellen Parish is a teacher and leader for the organization Roots
and Shoots, founded by Jane Goodall. Together, the family work together to save
and reintroduce the Californian condors back in to the wild.