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…

Searching for the Gold Spot

$39.00$149.00

Searching for the Gold Spot: The Wild after Wildfire is a film about the rapid and amazing comeback of the wild in forests after wildfire. The story follows teams of scientists through the Sierra Nevada, the Cascades Mountains and beyond, and shows hundreds of living, breathing reasons why our publicly owned forests need to be saved from large-scale logging projects.

Digital Site Licenses Available, contact sales@greenplanetfilms.org

Colleges/Universities $149
(includes Public Performance Rights)
K-12 Schools $79
Public Libraries $39
(Circulation Only)
Community Screening License $149

A Word to the Wise

$39.00$99.00

This documentary introduces us to Douglas Lui Fo’oa, a husband and father from the Solomon Islands, one of the most remote places on Earth. He is our guide and as he shares his wisdom with us, we travel around some of the Islands’ amazing locations, slowly understanding the almost idyllic qualities of this archipelago and its people.

Digital Site Licenses Available, contact sales@greenplanetfilms.org

Colleges/Universities $99
(includes Public Performance Rights)
K-12 Schools $59
Public Libraries $39
(Circulation Only)
Community Screening License $99

 

Ocean Cities

$39.00$250.00

In this era of climate change and sea level rise – How can coastal cities around the world innovate and connect to the oceans they border? Join Professor Timothy Beatley as he explores urban projects around the world representing the new green movement that hopes to move beyond our urban environments to a regenerative way of living. Filmed in New York, Miami, San Francisco, Monterey, Vancouver Baltimore Amsterdam and Rotterdam

Colleges/Universities $150
(includes Public Performance Rights)
K-12 Schools $89
Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39
Digital Streaming License and DVD $250
Community Screening License $150

The Oyster Farmers

$39.00$195.00

The Oyster Farmers centers on coastal life in NJ, specifically the Barnegat Bay. The once prolific Eastern Oyster, an economic and cultural keystone, historically decimated, is poised to recapture its legacy. Oyster farmers in the Barnegat Bay lead a Baymen’s renaissance, cultivating a resurgence of the oyster, to restore its heritage.

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DVD: Colleges/Universities $195
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $89
DVD: Community Screening License  $195
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39

 

The Earth’s Furies: Avalanches

$39.00$150.00

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Anywhere on the planet where there is snow, no mountain is spared. Depending on the type of snow, the weather and the slope, an avalanche can reach incredible speeds: more than 300km per hour. A small avalanche can exert the same amount of pressure as a cyclone. Researchers and security experts have set up techniques to detect dangerous areas and limit their impact.

DVD: Colleges/Universities $150
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $89
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39

The Earth’s Furies: Lightning

$39.00$150.00

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With new scientific knowledge, we know how electrical charges inside clouds are created, and new technology can monitor lightning moving through the sky. However, it can hit anything, anywhere, at any time…and it cannot be stopped. Nowhere is unaffected by this devastating and frightening natural

DVD: Colleges/Universities $150
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $89
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39

The Earth’s Furies: Tornadoes

$39.00$150.00

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The USA is affected by 1,200 tornadoes every year and this phenomenon is growing all over the world. With wind speeds inside their vortex reaching up to 500 km per hour and travelling at the speed of a high-speed train, tornadoes are capable of destroying everything in their path. But how do they start? How can we predict them and minimise their destruction? Is global warming responsible for their increasing frequency?

DVD: Colleges/Universities $150
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $89
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39

The Earth’s Furies: Earthquakes

$39.00$150.00

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With teams of experts tracking them all over the world, earthquakes are one of the most heavily-monitored natural phenomenons. Despite this, in places such as Haiti, Nepal and Italy, they continue to be devastating and deadly. But what causes this destructive force of nature? Could it be prevented, and how can we minimize the destruction? This documentary series focuses on the science behind natural catastrophes and helps audiences to understand these spectacular moments of Earth’s anger.

DVD: Colleges/Universities $150
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $89

DVD: Public Libraries $39
(Circulation Only) 

The Earth’s Furies: Volcanic Eruptions

$39.00$150.00

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Iceland, Indonesia, South America, the Reunion Island… The threat of volcanic eruptions never ceases to hound those who have chosen to live at the feet of volcanos on continents the world over. This threat requires humans to continually come up with new ways to both foresee the danger to come and to tame the violence of volcanoes; a violence that is indispensable to life on Earth. What do these volcanoes reveal about the way the Earth works? This documentary series focuses on the science behind natural catastrophes and helps audiences to understand these spectacular moments of Earth’s anger.

DVD: Colleges/Universities $150
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $89
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39

The Earth’s Furies: Mega Fires

$39.00$150.00

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Devastating forest fires rage across California, and enormous fires reach the doors of major European cities… But these gargantuan fires are often impossible to stop without rainfall. With every new dry season, these fires devour the world’s forests and increasingly threaten human lives and homes. We need to solve the mysteries of mega fires in order to better prepare for their onslaught and to rebuild smarter after their devastation. This documentary series focuses on the science behind natural catastrophes and helps audiences to understand these spectacular moments of Earth’s anger.DVD: Colleges/Universities $150

(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools  $89
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39

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.

If you would like to preview the film before purchase, we can send an online screening link. Please contact us.

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.

If you would like to preview the film before purchase, we can send an online screening link. Please contact us.

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.

If you would like to preview the film before purchase, we can send an online screening link. Please contact us.

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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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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