In contrast to North America’s silent and almost disinterested acceptance of the most significant alteration of food in the history of the world, the film looks at the defiance of peasant farmers from Haiti, who marched in the streets in protest of Monsanto’s “gift” of seeds to Haiti after the de
A Coincidental encounter in a waterbus-shelter is the starting point of a bicycle journey through the city. The varying rhythms of people and watching animals, the changing light and the unknown affect each other and together they compose the symphony of a day in which a decision will be made.
2 years on from the Fukushima nuclear accident, anxiety and fear amplify everyday as Japanese realize the radiation fallout effects of Fukushima is still in progress and no one knows for how long its effects will last. No one can tell what lies ahead for Fukushima.
Odayaka may be among the first to deal with the psychological impact of the disaster on average Japanese on a day-to-day basis. In a small Tokyo apartment, Saeko and Yukako become anxious about everything since the quake.
Ceará is the state that has a strong emotional and historical relationship with the donkey. Unfortunately, the donkey is becoming increasingly obsolete, being replaced gradually by bicycles and motorcycles. So, the donkey has been abandoned to its fate, dying of hunger, thirst and car accidents.
Once upon a time…products were made to last. Then, in the 1920s, businessmen were struck by an insight, ″A product that refuses to wear out is a tragedy of business!" Ever since then, manufacturers have been engineering their products to fail.
Herman fills his days with teaching Biology at a school. He fulfills his function conscientious and with unemotional passion. At night he spends his time in front of the television with a frozen pizza. Being a single man he doesn't like to cook and only reason to eat is because he's hungry.
The Ross Sea is the most pristine stretch of ocean on Earth and a vast, frozen landscape that teems with life - whales, seals and penguins carving out a place on the very edge of existence. But an international fishing fleet has recently found its way to the Ross Sea.
As a campaign for the non-governmental organization Solidarite International, it is to promote water awareness & communicate the association’s actions as an NGO. This film won a Gold Lion at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010 in the outdoors competition.
Cengiz realizes that the circle is getting narrow when he heard his father’s death due to the effects of Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. He doesn’t want to face with death and does not go his father funeral. But he feels remorse and decides to go to village for a short time after the funeral.
In just over a century, cars have completely transformed our way of life. In many areas, cars are prioritized over people. 62% of urban space is now devoted to roads or car parks and garages are often larger than children’s rooms.
Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink, in the Bathtub, a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink's tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe; for a time when he's no longer there to protect her.
78% of Americans eat some organic food. Yet most people don't have a clue what it means. This film looks at organic food and its shortcomings. It examines paths towards a truly organic agriculture system with farmer's markets, urban farmers, and school gardens inspiring solutions.
The Earth is uninhabited any more. There is no air to breathe. No water, no vegetation. But from time to time among waste and barren soils there appear strange metal flowers - as if it is one's desperate effort to revive the dead nature.
When Aliona was a child, Lithuania was part of the Soviet Union, so she spoke two languages. During Aliona’s childhood, her parents recorded poems and songs that she knew by heart. 30 years later, Aliona listens to the tape and returns to the place where she was born.
Toki’s tribe expects him to bring home the head of the biggest animal possible. In return, he will receive honor and respect. However, this rite of passage does not turn out as planned. With the help of a colorful new friend, he achieves something much bigger.
In Easter 2010, Victoria Jones was given the amazing opportunity alongside 11 teachers across the UK and an engineer from BP to travel to Ecuador and visit the Andes, the Cloud Forest and the Rain Forest to see deforestation first hand to enable her to share her real life experiences with childre