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This Way of Life

Tweet Another remarkable film from Cloud South Films in New Zealand. Called “…this year’s out-of-the-blue discovery” by Bill Gosden of the NZ International Film Festival, This Way of Life has been selected to screen at the 60th International Berlin Film Festival, held Feb 11-21, 2010 in Berlin. Esteemed Director Werner Hertzog is serving as President […]

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6 Billion Others Climate Voices: a video project by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

Tweet Presented at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, and streamed online for free from Dec 9-18th 2009 In 2003, after completing The Earth Seen from the Sky, photographer/conservationist Yann Arthus-Bertrand, with Sybille d’Orgeval and Baptiste Rouget-Luchaire, launched the project “6 Billion Others”.  5,000 interviews were filmed in 75 countries by 6 directors who went in […]

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SCRAPHOUSE San Francisco

Tweet The impossible white knuckle 6 week Design-Build challenge is now on DVD. ScrapHouse was a temporary demonstration home, built entirely of salvaged material on Civic Center Plaza adjacent to San Francisco City Hall. Challenge 1: Design Rethinking a standard single-family home floor plan, the ScrapHouse Design Team generated an elegant design solution, inspired by […]

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WALDEN: The Ballad of Thoreau

Tweet New DVD is a two act, one set play about the last two days Henry David Thoreau spent in his cabin at Walden Pond. The play takes place in September, 1847. Thoreau, a young man of 30, has contemplated his life and his place on this earth for the last two years and two […]

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GREEN by Patrick Rouxel wins Best of Festival at Jackson Hole

Tweet Hauntingly poetic, GREEN, a film about tropical rainforest destruction in Indonesia is awarded both Best of Festival and Best Conservation Film at the recent 2009 Jackson Hole International Wildlife Festival. You can watch it now at Green Planet Films or GREENthefilm.com. Multi award winning. Her name is GREEN, she is alone in a world […]

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More films on Crude Oil

Tweet The current state of oil and energy cannot possibly be captured in one film.  Here are a few more documentaries about crude which together can create a comprehensive guide. CRUDE The Incredible Journey of Oil From the food on our tables to the fuel in our cars, crude oil seeps invisibly into almost every […]

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CRUDE INDEPENDENCE: small town, big oil

Tweet New film about oil drilling in North Dakota releases on DVD September 21, 2009 Currently in the film festival circuit, Crude Independence is a documentary film about the heartland in the process of transplanting itself, and the new heart is pumping oil. In 2006, the United States Geological Survey estimated there to be more […]

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US Embassy London: The Sea Turtle and the Green Film Series

Tweet Willy the  off course sea turtle found in England hitched a free ride on American Airlines accompanied by a BBC film crew earlier this summer. In January 2007, a young “Kemp’s Ridley” sea turtle that began life in the warm waters off the southern United States got very lost.  She swam all the way […]

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Serious Green: Movies That Go Beyond Food Inc

Tweet SERIOUS EATS Tressa Eaton has compiled a terrific list of food related films. Comments to her post offer an even broader selection. If you are serious about food, and serious about what you eat and how its grown, take a peek at her post, first paragraph below: This summer’s Food, Inc. has brought food […]

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Films on Stripmining and Mountaintop Removal Mining

Tweet Steve Fesenmaier, a research librarian at the West Virginia Library Commission with a long history in films and public libraries, has compiled a comprehensive list of coal mining films.

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