IJswee is a documentary film about an ice club, a village and the warm winters. In the film we follow Oringers, the inhabitants of Odoorn, through the winter. The Oringers all experience IJswee in their own way. You will also see the Icecounter (Rafael van der Ziel), who builds ice sculptures and drinks frozen milk. You see the Drenthe countryside changing with the weather. You see animations, archive material and you hear the mysterious sounds of IJswee in the music of Wietse de Haan. And there are two trumpet players, who welcome winter with their music and say goodbye to it.
OUR ARK is an essay film on our efforts to create a virtual replica of the real world.
Magical girl Asya used magic to help her friend with her mental health issues but made it worse. Now, bringing her friend back going to be as easy as stopping сlimate сhange.
Middle-aged, childless couple Olivia and Gavin donate to ‘adopt’ a penguin from a television advert. Their lives are changed when the penguin actually arrives on their doorstep. While Olivia takes to the penguin immediately, Gavin is less pleased, near-disgusted by this foreign invader. However, when the Penguin comes back from his first day of school beaten and abused, Gavin realizes the impact of his prejudice and performs a fatherly act.
Today, like a ship entering the storm, the world faces climate change induced collapse. Once You Know, by director Emmanuel Cappellin, is a poetic and poignant exploration of how four of the world’s leading climate scientists and energy experts find truth, chaos, and hope in their work.
Three farming families in Hanyuan, China, strive to give their children a good life in the midst of an ecological crisis, as widespread use of pesticides leads to a dramatic decline in bees and other pollinating insects in the valley.
On the 22nd of May 2021, around 100 Animal Rebels shut-down all four McDonald's distribution centers across the UK. Shutting down their factories for a total of 96 hours and disrupting over 1300 of McDonald's restaurants across the country.
A timely documentary exploring the connections between pollution and climate change, with a focus on the shores of Ecuador, and the efforts being made to save them.
Antarctica is the most extreme continent on our planet—higher, colder, and even drier than any other on Earth, and although it is thousands of miles away, what happens here affects every single one of us.
A privileged millennial struggles to be a good member of society. Greta Thunberg is watching and so is an old white man, commenting on her every move. A matter of life and death!
ARCTIC SUMMER is a poetic meditation on Tuktoyaktuk, an Indigenous community in the Arctic. The film captures Tuk during one of the last summers before climate change forced Tuk's coastal population to relocate to more habitable land.
Wildlife photographer Richard Sidey joins an international team of whale research scientists in Antarctica to document their work on how Humpback Whales are adapting to a changing ocean.
Alone in her lab, a scientist studying the 1.26 million square kilometre mass of floating plastic known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch looks for patterns, and some kind of meaning. By looking at the phenomena of ghost apples, and seabird corpses loaded with plastics, she starts to uncover the disastrous and indelible imprint humankind is making on our planet.
Tobacco, climate change, pesticides,... Never has scientific knowledge seemed so vast, detailed and shared. And yet it appears to be increasingly challenged. It is no longer surprising to see private corporations put strategies in place to confuse the public debate and paralyze political decision-making. Overwhelmed by excess of information, how can we, as citizens, sort out fact from fiction? One by one, this film dismantles the workings of this clever manoeuvre that aims to turn science against itself. Thanks to declassified archives, graphic animations and testimonies from experts, lobbyists and politicians, this investigation plunges us into the science of doubt. Along with a team of experts (philosophers, economists, cognitive scientists, political men, or even agnotologists), we explore concrete examples of doubt making and try to understand the whole process and the issues behind it.