|Green Planet Films is a non-profit distributor of nature and
environmental DVDs from around the globe. We promote environmental education
through film. We seek to preserve and protect our planet by collecting and
distributing documentaries that can be used to educate the public about the
science, beauty, and fragility of the natural world. Our mission is to grow our
web-based DVD library, and provide a channel that connects these films to
schools, organizations, businesses, government agencies, and individuals
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I Became an Elephant |
far would YOU go to save a species? How I Became an Elephant is one girl’s
journey to inspire a movement.
PRICE OF SAND: silica mines, small towns and money |
Price of Sand” is a documentary about the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and
Wisconsin. Due to a rapid increase in demand, pure silica sand has become a
valuable commodity, and mines are opening here at a rapid rate.
THE LIFEKEEPERS The new science of sustainable beekeeping |
the forests of Mexico to the farm lands and cities of North America, learn how
successful beekeepers overcome challenges and develop sustainable practices to
improve the quality and quantity of honey bee populations.
Witness serves as a platform for those exposed to and affected by Agent Orange
to tell their stories. Weaving audio interviews and archival footage the film
paints a bleak picture of the damage caused by the use of herbicides 2,4-D,
2,4,5-T and TCCD internationally. Historically, Agent Orange has been associated
with war, but the industrial and domestic of use of the chemical is revealed.
GREEN: Natural Burial and Land Conservation |
in the foothills of the Appalachians, this film explores one man’s vision of
using green burials to conserve land. Dr. Billy Campbell, the town’s only
physician, and his efforts have radically changed our understanding of burials
in the United States. Dr. Campbell’s dream is to conserve one million acres of
land. Dying Green focuses on the revolutionary idea of using our own death to
fund land conservation and create wildlife preserves.
DOGS TO ST PAUL: The Race for Clean Water |
film follows the dogsled run of former Minnesota State Representative Frank Moe,
who mushed his team of 10 sled dogs from Grand Marais, MN to the Capitol in St.
Paul in March, carrying with him nearly 13,000 petition signatures opposing
OF A RIVER: From Source to Sea Down the Colorado |
friends. 113 days. 1,700 miles. One endangered river. From October 2011 to
January 2012, Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore hiked and paddled from
Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains to Mexico following the Colorado River system
from its farthest inland source to the sea, filming and narrating on the fly.
The resulting film series, Remains of a River, is an unforgettable story of
friendship, adventure and environmental degradation.
The Light - a film by ed george |
artistic journey down the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon An assemblage of
Grand Canyon painters and photographers embarked on a twenty-one day river trip
through the canyon. The journey was documented on high-definition video and
presents a unique opportunity to see these artists working, interacting and
talking about the techniques and inspiration of their craft. The excitement of
the rapids, the talent, camaraderie, and the beauty of February light in the
canyon is a binding theme of the film.
Proctor is New Zealand's father of biodynamic agriculture. Compost is the
fundamental element in all gardening & farming. This master class takes you
through the compost making process from gathering and assembling your materials
to creating the perfect compost heap.
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
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
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.