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Life Off Grid - A Film About Disconnecting
A two-year journey exploring the lives of Canadians in every province and territory who have made the choice to disconnect. Life Off Grid is a film about people who have chosen to build their lives around renewable energy, with beautiful,…
Normal is Over - Innovative Solutions to Global Decline
An award-winning documentary about humanity's wisest responses to climate change, species extinction, resource depletion, income inequality, and the connection between these issues. A look at the financial and economical paradigm underlying our planetary problems, while offering various solutions to reverse…
Trashed with Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from…
No Impact Man - Living Eco-effectively
What does it really take to live eco-effectively? For one year, Colin Beavan swore off plastic and toxins, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a bicycle nut, and tried to save the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his…
A Convenient Truth - Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil
The original "green" city. A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide. The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits…
so right so smart - The Business Case for Sustainability
so right so smart profiles companies on the cutting edge of more sustainable business practices who are proving that being environmentally friendly is both good for the earth and good for business. Their inspiring stories of leadership and innovative change…
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Growing Change - A Journey Inside Venezuela's Food Revolution
After hearing about efforts in Venezuela to develop a more equitable as well as sustainable food and agriculture system, filmmaker Simon Cunich heads to Venezuela to investigate what we might learn about food sovereignty from the country's various initiatives to…
Shipping Home - A Family Makes a Home from a Shipping Container
Shipping Home follows the year-long construction of Asheville, North Carolina's first shipping container residence. However, this is no HGTV fairytale - Ryan and Brook must balance life and parenthood with their aspirations of a sustainable dream house.
Making Your Lifestyle Footprint Regenerative
Episode 1 of Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series
What does it mean to live sustainably? How can we better live within the biophysical limits of the planet without engaging in self-denial? Begin to answer these questions here as you consider how your choices of home, food, transportation, energy,…
Catching the Sun
Through the stories of workers and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun captures the global race to lead the clean energy future. Over the course of a solar jobs training program, Catching the Sun follows the hope…
Living Without Water
What's it like to live without running water? In Peru's sprawling capital, Lima, this is the everyday reality for 1.5 million children and adults, forced to pay up to a week's salary for just one day's water. And the problem…
The Nature of Cities
The Nature of Cities explores both the nature in are own backyards - Austin and San Diego and the possibilities in projects of cities of the future - Malmo, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Freiburg, Amsterdam and Paris.
Fishmeat - Choose Your Farm Wisely
Two friends, Ted Caplow (an ecological engineer) and Andy Danylchuk (a fish ecologist) are concerned by how little consumers know about the farm-raised fish they buy. They set out to define sustainable aquaculture in Turkey to see how it could…
Save The Farm - The Largest Urban Farm in the U.S.
Save The Farm is the story about the nations largest urban farm, a 14-acre organic farm in South Central Los Angeles. Over 14 years 350 families build a sustainable community oasis that feeds thousands of people local, organic food. However,…
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Ancient Futures: Learning From Ladakh
How we can learn about ecological solutions from an ancient culture? Ladakh, or Little Tibet, is a wildly beautiful desert land high in the western Himalayas. It is a place of few resources and an extreme climate. Yet, for more…
Sustainable Energy Options
Episode 2 of Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series
Every day, the sun delivers 14,000 times more energy than the human economy uses. Discover how solar energy in all its forms can be harnessed and used in efficient ways, in addition to the financial benefits that come from using…
To the Ends of the Earth - Activists Against Extreme Energy
This Documentary concerned citizens living at the frontiers of extreme oil and gas extraction, bearing witness to a global crossroads. They call for human ingenuity to rebuild society at the end of the fossil fuel era. The people we meet…
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Transportation Alternatives and the Ecocity
Episode 8 of Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series
Turn your attention to how settlement patterns--from rural to suburban to urban--and their existing infrastructures affect sustainability by defining how people can travel within and between locations. How can cities transition to ecocity design? What are the greenest modes of…
Sustainable Building Choices
Episode 3 of Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series
Buildings and cities have a huge impact on our well-being, sustainability, and ecological footprint. See how architects design green buildings that are regenerative--giving back more energy than they take--by using natural daylight, nontoxic materials, and superior levels of air quality…
Dying Green: Natural Burial And Land Conservation
Set in the foothills of the Appalachians, this film explores one man's vision of using green burials to conserve land. Dr. Billy Campbell, the town's only physician, and his efforts have radically changed our understanding of burials in the United…