Land is supposed to be the embodiment of permanence, but what happens when it's not? What is life like when the nation you live in has an expiration date?
OUR ARK is an essay film on our efforts to create a virtual replica of the real world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Longyearbyen, Svalbard, is the northernmost settlement in the world. About 3000 polar bears and 400 snow scooters outnumber its 2700 inhabitants. It is a place where you can actually see climate change and social diversity.
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.
Two activists and lovers meet a thrillseeking anarchist who wants to help them in their missions to improve the world. Unsure about the what and how, they start to doubt whether they can even make a difference at all - until their new friend proposes a radical plan. A short film about climate change and our inability to do 'the right thing' for the world at all times.
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.
Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock, River of Gold is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey into Peru's Amazon rainforest to uncover the savage unraveling of pristine jungle. What will be the fate of this critical region of priceless biodiversity as these extraordinarily beautiful forests are turned into a hellish wasteland?
Reggie's Forest is a documentary film highlighting Reggie Mariner, an Eastern Shore legend who encompasses a folklore like lifestyle.