Keyword: ecology

Greedy Lying Bastards

Greedy Lying Bastards (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 03/07/2013
This documentary investigates the reason behind stalled efforts to tackle climate change despite consensus in the scientific community that it is placing the world on the brink of disaster. The impact of an industry that put profits before people and wages a campaign of lies to stop measures to combat climate change is documented, with the investigation focusing on two of the most prominent...

Arise (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
This film captures the portraits and stories of extraordinary women around the world who are coming together to heal the injustices against the earth. It weaves together poetry, music, art and stunning scenery to create a hopeful and collective story that inspires us to work for the earth.
Dir: Candice Orlando
With: N/A

A Convenient Truth (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 02/19/2015
A documentary crew follows California assemblyman, Coleman Burleson, as he presents his plan to cure the climate crisis, energy issues, unemployment, illegal immigration, obesity, our dependence on foreign oil, and more with one unprecedented solution - to hire undocumented workers to ride bicycles that generate electricity in his factory.

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 Runner (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/15/2014
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...

La Citadelle Assiegee (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/17/2006
In the midst of the African savannah, in the safety of their six-meter-high tower, over a million termites are hard at work when disaster suddenly strikes: a deluge of tropical rain floods galleries and chambers provoking panic and chaos. The cracks and breaches in the termites' castle are an open invitation to a horde of terrible, carnivorous ants to invade, threatening the colony's survival.
America is Still the Place

America is Still the Place (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2014

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
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.
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...
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

Le Syndrome du Titanic (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/06/2009
Depicts planet Earth as the doomed oceanliner Titanic, while the Earth's population is leading their collective lives as humanity sails toward cataclysm. The documentary addresses the social and political issues that stand in the way of environmental solutions, showing how the deterioration of the biosphere is the result of a social order that makes the weak, the poor and the exploited bear its...
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...
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...
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...
Pelican Dreams

Pelican Dreams (2014)

Rated: G Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 10/23/2014
Filmmaker Judy Irving follows a wayward California brown pelican from her capture on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges. Along the way, she explores questions about wildness: how close can we get to a wild animal without taming or harming it? Why do we need...
Dir: Judy Irving
With: N/A
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.
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...
Great Invisible

The Great Invisible (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 10/28/2014
On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art, offshore oil rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. The blast killed 11 of 126 rig crew members and injured many more, setting off a fireball that was seen 35 miles away. After burning for two days, the Deepwater Horizon sank, causing the...
Dir: Margaret Brown
With: N/A

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.
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
Revolution

Revolution (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
Continuing his journey around the globe, filmmaker Rob Stewart speaks with world-renowned experts who shed light on crucial environmental topics. Stewart also explores what historical events can teach us about the steps we must take to save an endangered planet.
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...
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