All Films in the Collection

All Films in the Collection

A curated collection of nature, human ecology, and environmental films from around the globe.

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All Films in the Collection
  • 2015 The New Environmentalists: From Myanmar to Scotland

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2008 The New Environmentalists - Global Focus V

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2007 The New Environmentalists - Global Focus IV

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2010 The New Environmentalists - Global Focus VII

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2009 The New Environmentalists - Global Focus VI

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2013 The New Environmentalists: From Chicago to The Karoo

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2014 The New Environmentalists: From Ithaca to The Amazon

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2012 The New Environmentalists: From Kenya to the Arctic Circle

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • 2011: The New Environmentalists - From the Americas to Asia

    The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries...

  • Sink or Swim: Learning to Dive in the Maldives

    It’s amazing how many people who live surrounded by ocean, just a few feet above sea level, never learn to swim. In May 2014 National Geographic ‘ocean hero’ Jon Bowermaster organized a learn-to-swim camp in the Maldives to teach 50 3rd graders and 20 of their burka-clad mothers how to swim. In a...

  • Light of the Genji

    Light of the Genji (9 min) explores the study, appreciation and preservation of the Genji fireflies in Japan. The film features (in order of appearance in the film): Rei Ohara, Dr. Nobuyoshi Ohba, Dr. Marc Branham, Zack Lemann.

    Light of the Genji 9 Mins

    Produced by James Karl Fischer
    Dire...

  • Who Bombed Judi Bari?

    “Who Bombed Judi Bari?” profiles the late, legendary labor and forest organizer Judi Bari and her struggle with FBI defamation after she and Darryl Cherney were car-bombed in Oakland in 1990 while on college tour to save the redwood forest of northern California. Despite receiving death threats, ...

  • HUMMINGBIRD Field Guide: Part 2

    Part 2 of over a hundred species of hummingbirds recorded in their natural habitats, showing fieldmarks and behavior through territorial displays, perching, nesting, feeding and/or hovering. Wide, medium and amazing close-ups of these fascinating birds shot originally in high definition, most of...

  • Life Is One

    “Life is One” is the story of three orphan sun bear cubs from Indonesia and their return to the wild. The story is told by the foster parent of these cubs who accompanied them to their independence. The viewer is placed in total immersion with the bears in the rainforest and discovers how beautif...

  • Tongpan

    The British Film Institute calls Tongpan “One of the most important “third world” films of the decade. It is based on the real life experience of a farmer from the poverty-stricken Northeast region of Thailand. Tongpan and his family are forced off their land when a dam built nearby caused their ...

  • Brilliant Darkness

    Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night and Light of the Genji explore the Importance of Darkness, and the Erosion of it, told through the study, preservation and celebration of firefly habitats in Japan and the United States. Fireflies are reportedly disappearing, as artificial night lights dis...

  • Esteem

    From Peter Charles Downey, the director of Surviving Earth and Animal Mundi, comes Esteem, a documentary about the relationship between our inner psyche and the state of the environment.

    It is a profound documentary that explores the fundamental reason behind the environmental crisis. It sugge...

  • It Aint Easy Being Green

    In the U.S. Virgin Islands, green iguanas are dramatically increasing in number and spreading. The situation has left most humans and iguanas scratching their heads about how to get by in the fast-changing island environment. The film engages in a lively debate about when and where animals are w...

  • Crazywise

    What can we learn from those who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience?

    During a quarter-century documenting indigenous cultures, human-rights photographer and filmmaker Phil Borges often saw these cultures identify “psychotic” symptoms as an indicato...

  • 1.5 STAY ALIVE

    The protagonists in the film 1.5 – STAY ALIVE bring an urgent message from the Caribbean to the international community:
    Help us limit global warming to 1.5°C!
    With current temperature increases at half that, the Caribbean region is already feeling the heat. Sea level is rising, coasts are erod...

  • The Watershed Guardians: of the Fraser River

    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, ar...

  • Defendant 5

    Young Australian filmmaker Heidi Lee Douglas goes to Tasmania to make a documentary about the destruction of the island’s ancient forests. As anti-logging protests escalate, logging giant Gunns Ltd reacts to public pressure by suing Heidi and 19 others for $6.4 million for allegedly conspiring to...

  • Bermuda's Island Treasure

    Step back in time to pre-colonial Bermuda on Nonsuch Island. This once-barren island was restored by one man, David Wingate, who planted 8,000 native trees and shrubs in order to create a suitable habitat for one of the rarest seabirds in the world, the Bermuda Petrel or Cahow. Nonsuch Island is ...

  • Going Green: Every Home an Eco Home

    A half-hour program that delivers eco-living basics to your door. Narrated by Tony Shalhoub.

    Mixing humor with everyday, affordable examples at home, GOINGGREEN tours the original Eco-Home with a group of middle-school kids who discover first-hand some simple, inexpensive ways to become more e...