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Plastic ParadisePlastic Paradise    View Trailer
Angela Sun reveals the effects of our rabid plastic consumption as she investigates The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Fall 2014

Groundswell Rising    View Trailer
Documents the opposition from both sides of the political spectrum to the ubiquitous practice of fracking for natural gas, and the health and environmental reasons behind it.

Where Am I?    View Trailer
Why are some of us good at finding our way, while others are not? The latest findings in spatial cognition research have multiple implications including for urban planning and design.

A Fragile Trust    View Trailer
Tells the shocking story of New York Times reporter Jayson Blair, the most infamous plagiarist of our time.

The Allergy Fix    View Trailer
Scientists are attacking food allergies in new and inventive ways, driven by the alarming increase in the number of people, particularly children, who suffer, and can die, from them.

Oil & Water    View Trailer
Two boys come of age looking for solutions to the global problem of reckless oil drilling following years of oil contamination in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

DamNation    View Trailer
Explores the sea change in national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the call for dam removal as awareness grows that our own future is bound to the health of our rivers.

Utopia    View Trailer
John Pilger's epic portrayal of Earth's oldest continuous human culture, Aboriginal Australians, and his investigation into Australia's suppressed colonial past and rapacious present.

The Trouble with Bread    View Trailer
A gluten intolerant filmmaker's quest for the perfect loaf leads to unexpected discoveries about modern bread.

Drones In My Backyard    View Trailer
How comfortable should Americans be with the growing use of drones by all segments of society?

Torture Made in USA    View Trailer
Examines the George W. Bush administration's systematic use of torture and questions whether key members could be prosecuted for war crimes?

A Will for the Woods    View Trailer
Clark Wang's passionate wish for a legacy of green burials inspires a profoundly affecting and optimistic portrait of people finding meaning in death.

Forget Me Not    View Trailer
An astonishingly candid, loving and revelatory chronicle of the changes his mother's Alzheimer's disease has on the filmmaker's family.


Spring 2014

Come Hell or High Water    View Trailer
When the graves of former slaves are bulldozed in Mississippi, a native son returns to protect the community they settled.

Bringing It Home    View Trailer
Extols the many benefits of industrial hemp for the environment and human health, while revealing the obstacles to what could be a thriving industry for U.S. farmers.

The Human Scale    View Trailer
Influential Danish architect Jan Gehl argues that we can build cities in a way which takes human needs for inclusion and intimacy into account.

The Great Vacation Squeeze    View Trailer
From the producer of the classic AFFLUENZA, this film shows why vacations are important for productivity, happiness, family bonding and especially health.

Addiction Incorporated    View Trailer
The true story of the tobacco companies' commitment to addicting the human brain and how the world came to know about it.

Valentine Road    View Trailer
In 2008, eighth-grader Brandon McInerney shot classmate Larry King at point blank range. Unraveling this tragedy, the film reveals the heartbreaking circumstances that led to the shocking crime as well as the aftermath.

After Tiller    View Trailer
Sheds a humanistic light on the heated abortion debate by going inside the lives of the last four doctors in America who openly provide third-trimester abortions and the reasons their patients seek them.

The Wisdom to Survive    View Trailer
Examines the challenges that climate change poses and discusses meaningful action that can be taken by individuals and communities.

School's Out    View Trailer
A year in the life of a forest kindergarten in Switzerland where being outdoors and unstructured play are the main components.

Fire and Ice    View Trailer
From the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia to the Andes of Peru, indigenous highland communities battle threats to their forests, farms, and faith.

Islands of Sanctuary    View Trailer
Aboriginal Australians and Native Hawaiians reclaim land from the government and the military, and resist the erosion of culture and environment.

Pilgrims and Tourists    View Trailer
In the Altai Republic of Russia and in Northern California, indigenous shamans resist massive government projects that threaten nature and culture.

Profit and Loss    View Trailer
From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people fight the loss of land, water, and health to mining and oil industries.

Standing on Sacred Ground    View Trailer
In this 4-part series, indigenous people from eight different cultures stand up for their traditional sacred lands in defense of cultural survival, human rights and the environment.

Xmas Without China    View Trailer
Explores the intersection of consumerism and immigration in American culture.


Fall 2013

Looting the Pacific    View Trailer
An ICIJ investigation reveals the secrets of the global fishing industry's last frontier and the fate of the jack mackerel.

Zero Ten Twenty    View Trailer
3-part series revisits 11 children from around the world who were born in 1992, the year of the first Rio Earth Summit, and measures the impact of globalization on their lives.

Reframing Rio    View Trailer
9-part series from the producers of LIFE looking at different aspects of the globalization issue and consisting of LIFE APPS(5 x 27 min), LOOTING THE PACIFIC (27 min) and ZERO TEN TWENTY (3 x 50 min).

Life Apps    View Trailer
5-part series in which tech-savvy young adults from around the globe create mobile apps for a better, more sustainable world.

La Camioneta    View Trailer
The transformation of an old American school bus into a brightly-colored public bus in Guatemala speaks volumes about our globalized world.

Psychology and the New Heroism    View Trailer
Philip Zimbardo and Daniel Ellsberg discuss why some people are willing to take courageous nonviolent action in defense of ethical principles.

Hot Coffee    View Trailer
Tells the truth about the McDonald's hot coffee case and exposes the influence of corporate America on our civil justice system.

Big or Small?    View Trailer
What's the best method of growing food for a hungry population of 9.5 billion people: Big, or small?

Fat or Skinny?    View Trailer
The people of India are faced with a choice: indulge in a Western-style fast food diet, or embrace healthy and indigenous alternatives.

Food or Fuel?    View Trailer
Kenyan farmer Moses Shaha journeys through the Tana Delta, where farmers are starting to grow jatropha, a biofuel crop.

Near or Far?    View Trailer
The Nigerian Minister for Agriculture wants to ensure Nigerians eat food grown in Nigeria.

Old or New?    View Trailer
In Lima, Peru, a new generation of top chefs are cooking with traditional ingredients and supporting traditional livelihoods.

Stay or Go?    View Trailer
Who will grow China's food as young people leave the countryside for the cities?

More Than Human    View Trailer
With nanotechnology medicine could evolve from treating disease to a practice that is predictive, personalized and preemptive.

The Nano Revolution    View Trailer
3-part series explores the promises and potential perils of a new technological frontier -- nanotechnology and the world of the infinitesimally small.

Welcome to Nano City    View Trailer
See how the invisible nano revolution is already at work in our lives--from photocatalytic window coatings that clean themselves to manmade fiber stronger, yet lighter, than steel.

Will Nano Save the Planet?    View Trailer
Environmental problems might be solved by nano solar cells, clean fuel additives, contaminant remediation, but are we creating pollutants more dangerous than the ones we already have?

The Suzuki Diaries: Future City    View Trailer
David and Sarika Suzuki explore urban innovations leading toward sustainability.

Saving Sunshine    View Trailer
In plain language, master electrician and solar installer Bruce Hankins explains AC coupling, the combining of a grid-tied solar electric installation with an off-grid battery backup system.

The Whale    View Trailer
The story of Luna, a young wild killer whale, who challenged the established order of things when he tried to make friends with people.

Extreme By Design    View Trailer
In a Stanford multidisciplinary, project-based course, student design teams are building a better world...one product at a time.

Shadows of Liberty    View Trailer
Uses shocking examples of cover-ups and censorship by the US media to show how a few mega corporations exercise control over the content of our news.

Cocaine Unwrapped    View Trailer
Documents the devastating effects of the war on drugs and suggests realistic alternatives.

The Waiting Room    View Trailer
A day in the life of a public hospital's ER waiting room captures what it means for millions of Americans to live without health insurance.

Bidder 70    View Trailer
Tells the story of Tim DeChristopher's extraordinary, ingenious and effective act of civil disobedience drawing attention to the need for action on climate change.

The New Green Giants    View Trailer
Examines the complex and controversial world of today's exploding organic food industry.

Nothing Like Chocolate    View Trailer
The story of Mott Green and the solar-powered Grenada Chocolate Company, a farmers' and chocolate-makers' co-op, which makes organic chocolate from tree-to-bar.

Heart Of Sky, Heart Of Earth    View Trailer
Six young Maya present a wholly indigenous perspective, in which all life is sacred and connected, as they resist the destruction of their culture and environment.

Tokyo Waka    View Trailer
A poem about a city, its people, and 20,000 crows.

The Ghosts In Our Machine    View Trailer
Following animal photographer Jo-Anne McArthur over the course of a year, the film illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world.


Spring 2013

Shift Change    View Trailer
Investigates employee-owned businesses that provide secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces even in today's economic crisis.

Sun Kissed    View Trailer
One gene exposes a nation's dark past. A Navajo couple with two children born with an extremely rare genetic disorder investigate the cause of the outbreak.


Fall 2012

Unfinished Spaces    View Trailer
Multi-layered story of Cuba's National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution.

Detropia    View Trailer
A vivid portrait of Detroit, America's first major post-industrial city, as it struggles to deal with the consequences of a broken economic system.

A Fierce Green Fire (Classroom Version)    View Trailer
The documentary of record on the environmental movement.

A Fierce Green Fire    View Trailer
The documentary of record on the environmental movement.

Shattered Sky    View Trailer
The story of how America led the world to solve the ozone crisis. Will we dare to do the same with climate change?

You've Been Trumped    View Trailer
In this David and Goliath story, proud Scottish homeowners take on The Donald over one of Britain's very last stretches of wilderness.

Force Of Nature    View Trailer
Inspirational distillation of the life, thoughts and legacy of famed Canadian scientist, broadcaster and activist, David Suzuki.

Future Food    View Trailer
With 9 billion people on planet Earth in the year 2050, this 6-part series examines how we will feed ourselves in the 21st century.

Chasing Water    View Trailer
Breathtaking photography tells the story of the Colorado River, which flowed to the sea for 6 million years and now dries up 90 miles short of the Sea of Cortez.

Geologic Journey II    View Trailer
5-part series that explores the geologic forces that shape our planet and our lives.

Money & Medicine (New Edition)    View Trailer
An investigation of the dangers the nation faces from runaway health care spending as well as the dangers patients face from over-diagnosis and over-treatment.

We Are Not Ghosts    View Trailer
Detroiters are reinventing the old Motor City as a vibrant new self-sustaining and human-scaled city for a post industrial world.

One Ocean    View Trailer
Spectacular 4-part series dives into the world's vast interconnected ocean ecosystem--telling the story from its turbulent birth to its threatened future.

War In The Mind    View Trailer
Gives voice to soldiers living with PTSD to help erase the stigma, examines the growing number of military suicides, and shows a successful group therapy program.

Valentino's Ghost (New Edition)    View Trailer
Exposes the ways in which America's foreign policy agenda in the Middle East drives the mainstream media's portrayals of Arabs and Muslims.

Heist    View Trailer
Investigates the roots of the current economic crisis, and the ongoing assault on working people in the United States.

Bitter Seeds    View Trailer
The final film in Micha X. Peled's Globalization Trilogy examines the epidemic of suicides amongst India's cotton farmers, deeply in debt after switching to genetically modified seeds.

The Globalization Trilogy    View Trailer
Micha X. Peled's groundbreaking series explores the production-consumption chain, from cotton grown with GMOs in India used to make the jeans in Chinese sweatshops that are sold in Wal-Marts across the U.S.

Programmed To Be Fat?    View Trailer
Man-made chemicals may be programming us to be fat - before we're even born.

If A Tree Falls    View Trailer
The Academy Award-nominated story of the radicalization of an environmental activist, from his involvement in and later disillusionment with Earth Liberation Front sabotage, to his eventual arrest by the FBI and incarceration as a domestic terrorist.

Biophilic Design    View Trailer
A design revolution that connects buildings to the natural world, buildings where people feel and perform better.

Revenge of the Electric Car    View Trailer
Tells the story of the global resurgence of electric cars, following the race to be the first and the best, and to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world.

Semper Fi    View Trailer
Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger reveals the Marine Corps' cover-up at Camp Lejeune of one of the largest water contamination incidents in US history.

The City Dark    View Trailer
The definitive story of light pollution and the disappearing stars.


Spring 2012

Great Falls    View Trailer
Professional, Native and antiquarian researchers combine to investigate the archaeological history and modern legacy of Eastern Native civilization in Turners Falls, MA.

Tar Creek    View Trailer
Tells the incredible story of the Tar Creek Superfund site in NE Oklahoma and the massive and deadly remains left by the lead and zinc mines there.

Hawaii: Roots of Fire    View Trailer
Investigates the hidden forces that drive the planet's largest and most active volcanic system, the Hawaiian Islands.

Early Life 2    View Trailer
Second series of Early Life programs that follows Mayor Amilcar Huanchuari as he tours Brazil and his native Peru looking at programs promoting early childhood development.


Fall 2011

Planeat    View Trailer
Makes the case for a plant-based diet which is good for our bodies, good for the environment and mitigates climate change.

The War You Don't See    View Trailer
John Pilger's powerful and timely investigation into the media's role in war.

Better This World    View Trailer
The story of two young Texans accused of intending to firebomb the 2008 Republican National Convention reveals the workings of the post 9/11 security state.

We Still Live Here    View Trailer
Tells the amazing story of the return of the Wampanoag language, a language that was silenced for more than a century.

Barbershop Punk    View Trailer
A David & Goliath tale of one man's fight against restrictions by Internet service providers and governments on consumers' access to the internet.

From The Ground Up    View Trailer
Five 9/11 widows of New York firefighters pay tribute to their husbands by accomplishing extraordinary feats in their communities, turning evil into good.

An Ecology of Mind    View Trailer
A daughter's loving film portrait of one of the 20th century's most influential thinkers, Gregory Bateson, anthropologist, systems theorist and ecologist.

Between Two Worlds    View Trailer
A personal essay revealing the passionate debates over identity and generational change inside today's American Jewish community.

Butterflies & Bulldozers    View Trailer
The fight to save San Francisco's San Bruno Mountain speaks to the global dilemma of economic growth versus species preservation.

Truck Farm    View Trailer
Blending seriousness and whimsy, filmmaker Ian Cheney explores the promise and perils of urban farming.

Truck Farm    View Trailer
Blending seriousness and whimsy, filmmaker Ian Cheney explores the promise and perils of urban farming.

Play Again (New Edition)    View Trailer
What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature? Six screen-addicted teens take their first wilderness adventure.

When China Met Africa    View Trailer
Examines China's expanding footprint in Africa through the stories of three people in Zambia: a Chinese farmer, a Chinese multinational's road project manager and Zambia's trade minister.

The Flaw    View Trailer
Tells the story of the credit bubble that caused the financial crash of 2008, and clearly explains how excessive income inequality leads to economic instability.

Dirty Business    View Trailer
Reveals the true social and environmental costs of coal power and looks at promising developments in renewable energy technology.

Original Minds    View Trailer
Inspirational film that shows a way to bring out the individual talents of five teenagers normally classified as learning disabled.

Priceless    View Trailer
A non-partisan look at the consequences of big-money campaign donations and a Capitol overrun by lobbyists.

Burning in the Sun    View Trailer
An inspirational portrait of a young West African man who starts a business building solar panels from scratch and selling them to rural customers in Mali.

Multiracial Identity    View Trailer
Explores the social, political and religious impact of the multiracial movement.

Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate    View Trailer
2-DVD set explores the human capacity to forgive through a compelling range of stories, from personal betrayal to global reconciliation after genocide.

Life 8    View Trailer
A new 16-part series about the effects of globalization on people around the world, and the difficult choices they face.


Spring 2011

SoLa: Louisiana Water Stories    View Trailer
Investigates how the exploitation of Southern Louisiana's abundant natural resources compromised the resiliency of its ecology and culture, multiplying the devastating impact of the BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina.

Water On The Table    View Trailer
An intimate portrait of international water activist Maude Barlow and the debate over whether water is a commercial good or a human right.

Human Terrain    View Trailer
Examines and questions the US military's new counterinsurgency initiative, 'Human Terrain Systems', under which social scientists are embedded with combat troops.


Fall 2010

I.M. PEI    View Trailer
Architect I.M. Pei returns to his home city of Suzhou, China to build a modern museum that complements the architecture of the 2,500 year-old city and sets a course for modern Chinese architecture.

Waterlife    View Trailer
An epic cinematic poem that reveals the extraordinary beauty and complex toxicity of the Great Lakes, the largest remaining supply of fresh water (20%) on Earth.

The Storytelling Class    View Trailer
An after-school storytelling project in a diverse, but divided, city school breaks cultural boundaries and creates community.

Brother Towns / Pueblos Hermanos    View Trailer
An uplifting story about Jupiter, Florida's humane response to an influx of day laborers from Jacaltenango, Guatemala.

The Age of Stupid    View Trailer
An old man (Pete Postlethwaite) living in a devastated world, watches 'archive' footage from today and asks: Why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?

Which Way Home    View Trailer
The personal side of immigration as child migrants from Mexico and Central America risk everything to make it to the US riding atop freight trains.

Which Way Home    View Trailer
The personal side of immigration as child migrants from Mexico and Central America risk everything to make it to the US riding atop freight trains.

A Sea Change (Short Version)    View Trailer
Ocean acidification threatens over one million species with extinction--and with them, our entire way of life.

DIRT! The Movie    View Trailer
The story of Earth's most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility, from its miraculous beginning to its crippling degradation.

Tapped    View Trailer
An unflinching examination of the big business of bottled water.

The Love of Money    View Trailer
3-part BBC series provides the definitive guide to the global economic meltdown.

Megamall    View Trailer
The construction of a huge mall 18 miles north of Manhattan reveals the role of money, power and politics in the age of sprawl.


Spring 2010

The End of the Line    View Trailer
The first major feature documentary film revealing the impact of overfishing on our oceans. Based on the book by Charles Clover.

Let's Make Money    View Trailer
Erwin Wagenhofer's incredible odyssey tracking our money through the worldwide finance system.

Big River    View Trailer
Companion film to KING CORN about the ecological consequences of industrial agriculture. DVD contains new classroom version of KING CORN.

Black Wave    View Trailer
The story of the Exxon Valdez and the 20-year legal battle to get restitution from ExxonMobil.

King Corn (Classroom Version)    View Trailer
Classroom version of classic film about how two friends uncover the devastating impact of corn on the environment, public health and family farms. DVD contains new BIG RIVER: A KING CORN COMPANION.

What's the Economy for, Anyway?    View Trailer
Ecological economist Dave Batker questions whether GDP is an adequate measure of society's well-being and suggests workable alternatives.

What's On Your Plate?    View Trailer
A witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics.
Spanish subtitles also available on DVD

The Suzuki Diaries: Sustainability in Action    View Trailer
David Suzuki and daughter Sarika travel to Europe to visit inspiring people and projects that give hope for a sustainable future.

For the Love of Movies    View Trailer
For the Love of Movies is the first documentary to dramatize the history of American film criticism and to explore its role in the evolution of American film.

Early Life    View Trailer
How irrevocably are we shaped by the first few years of our lives? Early Life explores the arguments through the stories of young children and their families in four different continents.


Fall 2009

All In This Tea    View Trailer
Crusading American tea importer, David Lee Hoffman, supports China's endangered organic farmers by searching out fine, chemical-free teas.

Homo Toxicus    View Trailer
Explores the links between the hundreds of toxic pollutants in our environment and increasing health problems.

A Sea Change    View Trailer
Ocean acidification threatens over one million species with extinction--and with them, our entire way of life.

A Sense of Wonder    View Trailer
Rachel Carson's love for the natural world and her fight to defend it.

Split Estate    View Trailer
Documents the devastating effect that fracking for natural gas and oil is having on the health of families and the environment in the Rocky Mountain West.

The Yes Men Fix The World    View Trailer
Two daring political activists, posing as top executives, infiltrate conferences and pull off pranks designed to provoke better business practices.


Spring 2009

Crips and Bloods: Made in America    View Trailer
Chronicles the decades-long cycle of destruction and despair that defines modern gang culture in South LA.

Game Over:    View Trailer
Explores the changing face of conservation in Kenya.

Milking the Rhino    View Trailer
The promise of community-based conservation in Africa.

The New Metropolis    View Trailer
Two short documentaries highlight the efforts of some of America's first suburbs to reverse their long decline.

Passage    View Trailer
A brilliantly innovative telling of the story of Dr. John Rae who discovered the awful truth about the fate of the Franklin Expedition's attempt to find the Northwest Passage.

A Snowmobile For George    View Trailer
A rambunctious road trip reveals the toll that environmental deregulation has had on the lives of ordinary people, including the effects of fracking for natural gas.

The Strangest Dream    View Trailer
The inspiring story of Joseph Rotblat and the efforts of the Pugwash Conferences to halt nuclear proliferation.

Torturing Democracy    View Trailer
Tells the inside story of how the U.S. government adopted torture as official policy in the aftermath of 9/11.

Virtual JFK    View Trailer
A filmic examination of "virtual history." What would Kennedy have done in Vietnam if he had lived and been re-elected in 1964?


Fall 2008

Addicted to Plastic    View Trailer
Reveals the history and worldwide scope of plastics pollution, investigates its toxicity and explores solutions.

American Outrage    View Trailer
Two elderly Western Shoshone sisters, the Danns, put up a heroic fight for their land rights and human rights.

Cheat Neutral    View Trailer
Satirical look at the inadequacies of the concept of carbon offsetting.

Diamond Road    View Trailer
Examines every facet of the diamond trade from the prospectors to the miners, cutters, jewelers, smugglers and dealers, and advocates for fair trade.

Good Food    View Trailer
An intimate look at the farmers, ranchers, and businesses that are creating a more sustainable food system in the Pacific Northwest.

kids + money    View Trailer
Money talks. Teens in Los Angeles discuss money: getting it, spending it and learning to live without it.

Life 6    View Trailer
An 11-part series about the effects of globalization on people around the world, and the difficult choices they face as their countries struggle to meet the UN's MDGs.

Secrecy    View Trailer
A brilliant visual essay about the costs, benefits and history of the vast, invisible world of government secrecy.

Soldiers of Conscience    View Trailer
To kill or not to kill? For some the war is within.

Water First    View Trailer
An inspiring story from Malawi shows that clean water is essential for the achievement of the UN's Millennium Development Goals.

Weather Report    View Trailer
A report from the front lines of climate change in Kenya, India, Canada, the Arctic, China, and Montana where people's lives have already been dramatically altered.

Weather The Storm    View Trailer
Fishing communities on France's western coast show the path to sustainability.


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