Green Planet Films is a non-profit distributor of Nature, Environment, and Human Ecology Films

See our new releases for educational usage or community screenings below…

Recuerdo

$29.00

“Recuerdo” captures a rare and exclusive look behind the scenes with renowned artist and Santero Nicholas Herrera of El Rito as he tends his land and paints in his studio.  Recent winner of the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, Herrera’s life and work is an ongoing remembrance of the land, water, and artistic traditions of Northern New Mexico.

DVD: $29
(includes Public Performance Rights)

The Grammar of Happiness

$49.00$400.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school media servers $495 (PURCHASE a download above, includes caption file and INTO PERPETUITY LICENSING RIGHTS). Contact us to purchase with a check/Purchase Order.

Daniel Everett is an American linguist and author best known for his study of the Amazon Basin’s Pirahã people and their language. The Grammar of Happiness is a documentary that explores whether one man’s journey into the heart of the Amazon can redefine our understanding of human language.

Everett’s new book How Language Began: the Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention will be published November 7, 2017.

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DVD: Colleges/Universities $225
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $99
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $49
DVD + 5 year DSL:  $400

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The Watershed Guardians of the Fraser River

$39.00$225.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $495 (PURCHASE a download above, includes caption file).

The  Fraser River is one of the most beautiful rivers of Canada.  But how healthy is it really? In this documentary we embark on a  journey and meet with the people who are studying and defending the Fraser River and its watershed. With scientists, activists, outdoorsmen, farmers, educators, artists and natives, discover how concerned citizens try to stop its deterioration.

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DVD: Colleges/Universities, Government & Businesses $225
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools, $89
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39
DVD: Community Screening License $199

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Crazywise

$39.00$395.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $495 (PURCHASE a download above, includes caption file).

Crazy…or wise? The traditional wisdom of indigenous cultures often contradicts modern views about a mental health crisis. Is it a ‘calling’ to grow or just a ‘broken brain’? The documentary CRAZYWISE explores what can be learned from people around the world who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience.

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DVD: Colleges/Universities, Gov’t & Businesses $250
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools, Community Colleges $100
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39
DVD: Non-Profit/Community Screening License $150
DIGITAL MP4 (into perp) download link sent: $395

 

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1 year licensing for Colleges and Universities $150
3 year licensing for Colleges and Universities $350

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Tidewater

$49.00$250.00


 EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $450 (PURCHASE a download above, includes caption file).

In Hampton Roads, Virginia, the U.S. military is fighting to save its highest concentration of bases from sea level rise, attempting to solve one of the greatest challenges to our national security and economic prosperity the nation has ever faced.

DVD: Colleges/Universities, Gov’t & Businesses $250
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools   $89
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: Public Libraries Circ Only $49

 

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1 year licensing for Colleges and Universities $150
3 year licensing for Colleges and Universities $350

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It Ain’t Easy Being Green

$39.00$139.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $400 (PURCHASE a download above, includes caption file).
A spellbinding documentary that reveals how people and green iguanas can co-exist on a small Caribbean island.

DVD: Colleges/Universities, Government  $139
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 School $59
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: Community Screening License $139
DVD: 
Public Libraries  Circ Only $59

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Not Without Us

$89.00$295.00

Demonstrating the power of the masses to challenge Big Oil interests, Not Without Us is an all too timely document of the grassroots struggle for significant climate action. Taking place in the months leading up to COP21 in Paris, the film chronicles activists from around the world and the different tactics they use to make their voices heard.

DVD: Colleges, Government, Business: $295
DVD: K-12 Schools: $89
DVD: Public Libraries: $89
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Esteem

$39.00$195.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $400 (PURCHASE a download above, includes caption file).

Australian filmmaker Peter Charles Downey take us on a personal and cathartic journey of empowerment, redemption, and powerfully healing documentary cinema. Hurt people, hurt people it’s a pattern, and hurt people will hurt the earth.  But just as the pain of an artist an lead to brilliant creativity, so too can the pain of the world lead us to esteem.

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DVD: Colleges/Universities, Government & Businesses $195
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools, Community Colleges $89
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39
DVD: Non-Profit/Community Screening License $195
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Life is One

$25.00$49.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $400 (PURCHASE a download above, includes caption file).

“Life is One” is the story of three orphan sun bear cubs from Indonesia and their return to the wild. The story is told by the foster parent of these cubs who accompanied them to their independence. The viewer is placed in total immersion with the bears in the rainforest and discovers how beautiful, joyful and energetic they are. The film is a tribute to life on earth, a reminder that we are all connected and that we owe respect and compassion to those we share the planet with.

DVD: Colleges/Universities, Government & Businesses $49
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: Community Screenings License $49
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12, Non-Profits, Public Libraries $25
BluRay $49

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From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City

$79.00$149.00



From Flint
 goes beyond the news headlines to spotlight the impact of the devastating water contamination crisis on the people of Flint, Michigan. The film highlights the stories of residents who were personally injured, along with the work of local organizations and individuals that rallied to support them.

DVD: Colleges, Government, Business: $149
DVD: K-12 Schools, Public Libraries & Non-Profits: $79

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Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night

$29.00$79.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $125 (PURCHASE a download above).

Saving Fireflies and Nocturnal Habitats

Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night and Light of the Genji explore the Importance of Darkness, and the Erosion of it, told through the study, preservation and celebration of firefly habitats in Japan and the United States.  Fireflies are reportedly disappearing, as artificial night lights disrupt their ‘languages of light’.  Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night and Light of the Genji feature artists and scientists on different continents working to understand firefly flash patterns and how to live among wildlife in Urban Settings.

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Colleges / Universities (includes Public Performance Rights) $79
K-12 Schools (includes Public Performance Rights) $49
Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $29
Digital Streaming License
(varies by platform) $75-$150
Community Screening License $49

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The New Environmentalists Series

$99.00$799.00

The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries for environmental justice in their communities.  Narrated by Robert Redford, The New Environmentalists illustrates how ordinary people are effecting extraordinary change.

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Colleges Universities, Business & Gov’t  $799
(Boxset with SDH Captions)
K-12 Schools  $499
(Boxset with SDH Captions)
Public Libraries $275
(Boxset with SDH Captions)
Community Screening $99 Each Program
Digital Streaming 1 Year License varies by platform ($150)
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