Keyword: ecology

Tarzan

Tarzan (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/30/2013
Entrepreneur John Greystoke and his wife are killed in a tragic helicopter crash in a remote part of Africa, leaving their three-year-old to fend for himself in the jungle. He is rescued and raised by a gentle ape and soon grows into a strong and independent young man known as Tarzan. When Tarzan stumbles upon his father's helicopter wreckage, he unknowingly triggers a signal to his late...
Green Story

A Green Story (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 05/23/2013
Van Vlahakis left Greece fifty years ago with 22 dollars and arrived in the US hoping for a better future for himself and his family. He not only managed to live the American dream, but also created Earth Friendly Products, a US giant that makes environmentally-friendly cleaning products. In this story, after being given only a few months to live, Vlahakis reflects on his early life as an...

America is Still the Place (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Ferngully: the Last Rainforest

Ferngully: the Last Rainforest (1992)

Rated: PG Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 04/09/1992
There's magic in the rainforest and it's called FernGully. Deep in the heart of the forest awaits a paradise filled with tiny sprites, winged fairies and tree spirits who all live in joyful harmony. But when their home is threatened by humans, one courageous sprite gives her all to save it.
End of the Line

The End of the Line (2009)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 06/18/2009
Reveals the devastating effect that global over-fishing is having on fish stocks and the health of our oceans.
East

The East (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 05/30/2013
Former FBI agent Sarah Moss is starting a new career at Hiller Brood, an elite private intelligence firm that ruthlessly protects the interests of its A-list corporate clientele. Handpicked for a plum assignment by the company's head honcho Sharon, Sarah goes deep undercover to infiltrate The East, an elusive anarchist collective seeking revenge against major corporations guilty of covering up...
Mia and the Migoo

Mia and the Migoo (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 03/24/2011
Young Mia lives on an island that is currently being transformed into a lavish resort by an unscrupulous real estate developer. Her father Pedro is one of the laborers charged with constructing the resort, though lately the project has been beset by a series of mysterious problems. Then, she encounters the Migous, strange creatures who teaches her about a sacred tree that is essential to all life...
11th Hour

The 11th Hour (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 08/16/2007
Drought. Famine. Severe flooding. Record rainfall. Hurricanes. Acid rain. The highest average temperatures in recorded history. Catastrophe is reported on the nightly news as isolated incidents. But are these incidents isolated, or pieces of a larger global puzzle that could unlock humanity's future? In the history of the planet, humanity's time on earth has been short--but powerful. The human...

The Runner (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/28/2014
Following 2010's BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana politician Colin Price hones in on a seat in the U.S. Senate. But when a sex scandal ravages his career and sends him into a personal and professional nosedive, he's offered a chance to go from muck back to majesty, as never before. The opportunity comes with a steep price, however: he'll have to get in bed with the oil companies that...

Condemned (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
An eclectic group of squatters become infected by the filth they created in a condemned building.
Arctic Tale

Arctic Tale (2007)

Rated: G Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 07/24/2007
Inside an icy kingdom at the very top of the earth, a polar bear cub, Nanu, and a walrus pup, Seela, are about to tackle the brave new world that confronts them as their ancient ways of survival are about to change. The polar bears and walruses are surrounded by crystalline ice floes; shadowed by quick white foxes, hunted ring seals, watchful gulls, graceful narwhals--the "unicorns" of the...
Earth

Earth (2009)

Rated: G Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/21/2009
The story of three animal families and their amazing journeys across the planet we all call home. The film combines rare action, unimaginable scale and impossible locations by capturing the most intimate moments of our planet's wildest and most elusive creatures.
Dir: Alastair Fothergill
With: N/A
Watermark

Watermark (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
This documentary brings together stories from all around the world about our relationship with water: how we are attracted to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of its use. Water is often perceived as being in unlimited supply, but in these times of global warming, it is interesting to analyze the way we use and exploit what remains the source of all life on Earth.
Dir: Jennifer Baichwal
With: N/A

Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 43 minutes Release date: 03/11/2008
Examines the decline of the Colorado River.
Local Hero

Local Hero (1983)

Rated: PG Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 02/16/1983
Good-natured Texas oil billionaire Felix Happer sends two representatives to Scotland to buy the fishing village of Ferness as a base for drilling in the North Sea. Surprisingly, the citizens are happy to sell their town, and the mayor works with the U.S. team to negotiate the deal. The lone dissenter is old Ben Knox. His family has owned the beach shack he lives in for centuries, and he refuses...
Under the Sea 3D

Under the Sea 3D (2009)

Rated: G Runtime: 35 minutes Release date: 02/12/2009
Explores some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as Papua New Guinea and Indonesia in the famed Coral Triangle, for face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea. Discover the habits and habitats of Great White Sharks, Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Leafy Sea Dragons...
Dir: Howard Hall
With: N/A

A Place in Time (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
Travels to more than 25 countries to document the day-to-day existence of people, places and animals in each area as they happen simultaneously.
Dir: Angelina Jolie
With: N/A
The Human Scale

The Human Scale (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
50 % of the world's population lives in urban areas. By 2050 this will increase to 80%. Life in a mega city is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, loneliness and severe health issues due to our way of life. But why? The Danish architect and professor Jan Gehl has studied human behavior in cities through 40 years. He has documented how modern cities repel human...
Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey

Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
The adventure of 700 people trekking across the Himalayas to save the planet's "3rd Pole," a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos associated with global warming, is chronicled. Battling the most treacherous terrain on the planet, the trekkers spread their message of ecological compassion through human's most basic means - by walking on foot, village to village, and showing by example...
Dir: Wendy J.N. Lee
With: N/A

The Fruit Hunters (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 05/15/2013
In this cinematic trip through nature and commerce, fruit fanatics guide the viewer across culture, history and geography to explore our relationship with fruit and the natural world. Actor Bill Pullman's obsession leads him on a crusade to create a community orchard in the Hollywood Hills. Adventurers scour the jungle for rare mangos, hoping to intervene before the plants are steamrolled by...
Dir: Yung Chang
With: N/A

A Will for the Woods (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
Musician, psychiatrist, and folk dancer Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial while battling lymphoma, determined that his last act will be a gift to the planet. Boldly facing his mortality, the spirited Clark and his partner Jane have joined with a compassionate local cemeterian to use green burial to save a North Carolina woods from being clear-cut. Documenting one community's role in the...
Dir: Jeremy Kaplan
With: N/A

Waterlife (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 11/29/2008
Under assault on all fronts by a deadly combination of industrial toxins, sewage, invasive species, climate change and profound apathy, the Great Lakes are on the verge of irreversible collapse. The documentary navigates through industrial intervention and the natural splendor of the last great supply of fresh water on earth.
Dir: Kevin McMahon
With: N/A
Ocean World 3-D

Ocean World 3-D (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/05/2009
Follows Aris the sea turtle, who embarks on a journey across the oceans in search of the origin of mysterious, far away calls. Aris encounters both her friends and her predators. What she finally discovers is that the greatest threat to the fate of ocean life doesn't lie beneath the waves, but in the hands of the people from above.
Musicwood

Musicwood (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
An unusual band of the most famous guitar-makers in the world travel into the heart of one of the most primeval rainforests on the planet. Their mission: to negotiate with Native American loggers and change the way this forest is logged before it's too late for acoustic guitars. Native Americans who've been given a notoriously raw deal from the US government are distrustful of the white man...
Shored Up

Shored Up (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 11/28/2013
Hurricane Sandy has forced us to ask tough questions about our coastal communities and our relationship to the land. What will a rising sea do to our homes, our businesses, and the survival of our communities? Can we afford to pile enough sand on our shores to keep the ocean at bay? In Long Beach Island, New Jersey and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, surfers, politicians, scientists and...
Dir: Ben Kalina
With: N/A