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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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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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Earth Days

Tweet In Theaters Starting August 2009 EARTH DAYS is a feature length documentary about the origins of the modern environmental movement, told through the eyes of nine Americans who were inspired to act on what they believed was the most important challenge facing mankind. Visually stunning and vastly entertaining, Earth Days looks back to the […]

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No Impact Man

Tweet Opens in theaters September 4, 2009 Is it possible to live a year making zero impact on the environment? Is it possible to do this from the 11th story of a New York City apartment? Accomplished author Colin Beavan is determined to find out, and to take his wife and toddler along for the […]

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HOME a film by Yann Arthus Bertrand

Tweet Released online June 5, 2009 World Environment Day The Global Premiere of HOME on 5 June for World Environment Day now features major screenings in exceptional metropolitan sites with a star-studded attendance Personal Message from Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Photographer and Founding President, GoodPlanet.org, UNEP Goodwill Ambassador We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us […]

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“Tapped” film examines bottled water industry

Tweet A film in production By 2030 the United Nations estimates two-thirds of the world will lack access to clean drinking water. Tapped will illustrate the impact of the global water crisis on America and what we can do as individuals to enact change sooner rather than later. Tapped examines the role of the bottled […]

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The Cove

Tweet Coming to theaters July 31, 2009 Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, The Cove follows a high-tech dive team on a mission to discover the truth about the international dolphin capture trade as practiced in Taiji, Japan. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, including hidden microphones and cameras in […]

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New Film About World Fish Stocks

Tweet Opening June 14, 2009 THE END OF THE LINE Imagine a World Without Fish Screening dates HERE Read more from Producers Website: The world’s first major documentary about the devastating effect of overfishing premiered at Sundance Film Festival Imagine an ocean without fish. Imagine your meals without seafood. Imagine the global consequences. This is […]

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Food, Inc

Tweet How much do we really know about the food we buy at our local supermarkets and serve to our families? In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that’s been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, […]

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Cinemambiente – Environmental Film Festival

Tweet Cinemambiente – Environmental Film Festival will take place in Turin, Italy from the 8th to 13th October 2009. CinemAmbiente began in Turin in 1998, with the ambition of promoting the culture of the environment through cinema. It wants above all to be a festival involving enjoyment; here the best films of the year dealing […]

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