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Actors Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson Help Morph ‘Saving Luna’ into ‘The Whale’

Tweet It is rare that a film such as Saving Luna, so captivating of the heart and recipient of numerous standing ovations and People’s Choice Awards at a multitude of international film festivals over the past couple years has had such a difficult time getting theatrical distribution. Until now. Enter Hollywood couple Ryan Reynolds and […]

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A List of Films About Oil and Fracking

Tweet A list of films about oil and fracking. Below you will find a list of recent and classic films that focus on the petroleum industry, oil spills, narrative stories, fracking, and the use of oil around the world.

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SoLa, Louisiana Water Stories (includes BP oil spill)

Tweet SoLa is available for immediate broadcast. Please contact Jon Bowermaster “It’s not news that water is a significant issue here in Southern Louisiana. Everywhere you look in Southern Louisiana there’s water – rivers, bayous, swamps, the Mississippi River, the Gulf of Mexico – is never out of sight. And everyone in SoLa has a […]

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Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture

Tweet This DVD contains all three films on the Austrian “Agro-Rebel” Sepp Holzer, who simply observes nature and works with it successfully. Sepp Holzer built one of the biggest functioning permaculture farms in Europe. This DVD contains 3 films about Permaculture Farming: Farming with Nature: A beautiful fishpond system with its own water power station, […]

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What Would Darwin Think? Man vs Nature in the Galapagos

Tweet After Charles Darwin first visited the island archipelago of Galapagos in 1839, it took him another twenty years to decipher the scene he’d witnessed, the most perfectly preserved biodiversity on the planet. His theory of evolution – published 150 years ago – pulled back the curtain on a debate that had been simmering for […]

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Planet Green Moves Away From Its Eco Theme

Tweet The New York Times By BRIAN STELTER reports the two-year-old Planet Green cable channel doesn’t want to be defined by a single color anymore. The environmentally themed channel announced Wednesday that it would try out a new prime time programming block, called Verge, about “conscious living and provocative storytelling.” The press release about Verge […]

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Lake Invaders: The Fight for Lake Huron

Tweet The third largest freshwater lake on the planet has been invaded by numerous exotic species over the last century. A new documentary film produced by Grand Valley State University faculty and students explores the threat to the ecosystem and some innovative solutions. Produced by documentary filmmaker, John Schmit, Lake Invaders: The Fight for Lake […]

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YouTube to start renting movies 1-22-10

Tweet From YouTube’s blog: YouTube to Sundance: Independent Filmmakers Wanted Hummm, maybe Green Planet Films should get in on this. We already have a YouTube Channel. ….  we (YouTube) are excited today to announce our partnership with the Sundance Film Festival to make five films from the 2010 and 2009 festivals available for rent for […]

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EPA Hosts Video Competition to Promote ‘Three Rs’ of Consumer Waste

Tweet If you ever wanted to make a trashy video, now is your chance! Cash prizes too… WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring a video contest that challenges filmmakers to produce short, creative videos that highlight the “Three Rs” of individual consumption: reduce, reuse, and recycle. The agency is accepting submissions for […]

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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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