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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…
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.
Back To The Garden Flower Power Comes Full Circle
In Rural Washington state in 1988, Kevin Tomlinson filmed a group of "hippies" who had been living off the land since the 70s. In this poignant examination of an alternative community seen over time, he tracks down the original interviewees…
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…
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,…
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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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…
Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution - Cooking with an Environmentally Conscious Chef
PBS
Follow Alice Waters through a year of seasonal shopping and cooking, and discover both the recipes and vision of an artist and an advocate. She and her now-famous restaurant Chez Panisse became a major force behind the way Americans eat…
Fresh Food from Your Own Garden
Episode 5 of Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series
Explore the benefits of local, sustainable food production and find realistic ways you can become more involved with your food, from seed to fork. Learn simple methods for growing fruit, vegetables, and herbs--even if you live in a city apartment--and…
Deep Green Solutions To Stop Global Warming Now
Travel to 9 countries with Matt Briggs to uncover the best ideas, cutting-edge technologies and restorative solutions to help curb climate change. DEEP GREEN Chapter Editions include: Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Decarbonizing Transportation, Renewable Energy, Smart Grids, Coal & Nuclear…
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…
To the Ends of the Earth - The Rise of Extreme Energy
Narrated by Emma Thompson, this award-winning documentary looks at where we are going to find our oil and gas today - to the ends of the earth - fracking, oil sands, deepwater and unconventional drilling. The film chronicles the rise…
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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…
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.
Cultivating Sustainable Landscapes
Episode 4 of Fundamentals of Sustainable Living Series
If we make our landscapes beautiful and functional, many of our needs can be met where we live. That's the idea behind sustainable landscapes, the benefits of which you'll explore here, from the surprising abundance of edible plants and household…
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…