Age of Stupid imagines the world in 1255, devastated by the disastrous effects of climate change. Humanity's sole survivor (Pete Postlethwaite) takes refuge in the Arctic storage facility, compiling archive footage from 1959-2008 to discover what went wrong.
In September 2010 the 5 day long Armstrong IPE piloted a program to process 2 tons of food fair scraps anaerobically using microorganisms. This process, known as bokashi, ferments food scraps to create a nutrient rich natural fertilizer. (taken from website)
Follow the cinematic and creatively executed story of a couple who ask the question "What can an individual do?" Young couple Grant and Jen let you into their lives for 1 year, sharing moments of humour, struggle, and hope as they compete with each other to give up consumerism and produce zero garbage. Described as a beautiful combination of An Inconvenient Truth and Super Size Me, The Clean Bin Project features laugh out loud moments, stop motion animations, and captivating interviews with TED lecturers Chris Jordan and Captain Charles Moore. A fun and inspiring call to environmental action that speaks to crowds of all ages. (taken from the website)
Force of Nature offers a glimpse into the events that shaped David Suzuki's life and career. The film weaves together scenes from the places and events that shaped Suzuki's life with a filming of his Last Lecture, which he describes as "a distillation of my life and thoughts, my legacy, what I want to say before I die."
The DVD also contains a special short film called It Takes a Family, which takes viewers behind the scenes at the David Suzuki Foundation.
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Forks Over Knives examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.
The message of "Fuel" is clear: oil is bad, alternative energy is good. Its goals are simple: put Big Oil out of business, and sell the American public on the virtues of cleaner energy sources, such as wind, solar, and ethanol. Josh Tickell, an alternative-energy zealot, has both driven cross-country in a car powered only by fast-food cooking oil and written a book about it. His film is a combination of autobiography, first-person travelogue, history and ecology lesson, and a shamelessly inspirational call to action. Using charts, animated graphics and historical footage, Tickell ties our national obsession with oil to melting glaciers, melting economies, the Iraq war, Hurricane Katrina, and the collapse of the American way of life. Eleven years in the making (a shorter version appeared in 2008 as "Fields of Fuel") the film is not so much a green documentary as a red, white, and blue alarm.
Over the next 20 years, Americans will demolish over one third of our building stock (over 82 billion square feet) in order to replace semmingly inefficient buildings with energy efficient "green buildings." Is demolition in the name of sustainability truly the best use on natural, social and economic resources? (taken from the cover)
The first film to expose the shocking truth behind the ecomomic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing therie homes and jobs. (taken from cover)
Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right, or a commodity that should be bought and sold like any other article of commerce? Stephanie Soechtig exams the big business of bottled water. Viewers get a behind-the-scenes look into the unregulated and unseen world of an industry that aims to privatize and sell back the one resource that ought never to become a commodity: our water. Here is a powerful portrait of the lives affected by the bottled water industry
This film is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative.
Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, watermelon, onions, cherries and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. Commercial honeybee operations pollinate crops that make up one out of every three bites of food on our tables. (taken from website)