Keyword: energy


Pump (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
This is the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains how we can end it-and finally win choice at the pump. Today gasoline is our only option for transportation fuel. With global demand surging, and with no other alternative, our dependence on gasoline has drained our wallets, increased air pollution and sent our sons...
Dir: Rebecca Tickell
With: N/A
Dear Governor Cuomo

Dear Governor Cuomo (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
On a rainy night in May of 2012, a coalition of musicians, scientists and activists gathered in Albany on the governor's front doorstep, calling for a ban on hydraulic-fracturing. With the news that Governor Andrew Cuomo might lift the moratorium on fracking in New York any day, the event was assembled in less than a month: two rehearsals in 24 hours and it was showtime. The goal of the varied...
Monsters, Inc.

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Rated: G Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/01/2001
Monsters, Inc. is the largest scare factory in the monster world and the top kid Scarer is James "Sully" Sullivan, a huge intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His Scare Assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski, a lime green, opinionated, fiesty, one-eyed monster. Scaring children isn't such an easy job--monsters believe children are toxic and that direct...
Gasland Part II

Gasland Part II (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
This documentary explores the extreme circumstances facing those affected by fracking, from earthquakes to the use of federal anti-terror psychological operations tactics. We witness definitive proof that issues raised by fracking cannot be ignored for long.
Promised Land

Promised Land (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 12/27/2012
Steve has been dispatched to the rural town of McKinley with his sales partner, Sue Thomason. The town has been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, and the two consummate sales executives see McKinley's citizens as likely to accept their company's offer - for drilling rights to their properties - as much-needed relief. What seems like an easy job and a short stay for the duo becomes...
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 Same Sun (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In the near future, two businessmen -- one Palestinian and one Israeli -- struggle to set up a solar energy company. Both come from societies where there is strong opposition to cooperating with the other. Here, we observe how they overcome hostility from within their own families and from the people around them. In the end, they mount a Facebook campaign that impacts both their joint venture and...
Big Men

Big Men (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
This fast-paced tour through the high-powered world of African oil deals follows a small group of American explorers at Dallas-based oil company Kosmos Energy. Between 2007 and 2011, with unprecedented, independent access, a two-person crew filmed inside the oil company as Kosmos and its partners discovered and developed the first commercial oil field in Ghana's history. The crew simultaneously...
Dir: Rachel Boynton
With: N/A
Greasy Rider

Greasy Rider (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: 07/06/2014
Filmmakers Joey Carey and JJ Beck make a cross-country road trip in a 1981 Mercedes-Benz powered by vegetable oil, meeting up with fellow "Greasecar" drivers, friends and critics along the way. Interviewees include Morgan Freeman, who is opening up a Biodiesel plant in Mississippi, political analyst Noam Chomsky, Tommy Chong, as well as founders of the four major vegetable oil conversion kit...
Pandora's Promise

Pandora's Promise (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 06/11/2013
The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong? This film examines the belief that the one technology we fear most could save our planet from a climate catastrophe, while providing the energy needed to lift billions of people in the developing world out of poverty. And the personal stories of...
Mattei Affair

The Mattei Affair (1971)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 11/29/1971
Italy's legendary postwar energy czar Enrico Mattei attempts to revolutionize world oil control may (or may not) have led to his death in a mysterious 1962 plane crash. Mattei railed against American and Western European oil monopolies, created alliances with Third World nations, and brought Italy a measure of economic self-control through his own oil deals. He was a man consumed -- and possibly...
SEAL Patrol

SEAL Patrol (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
In an effort to capitalize on tactics learned in the elite special unit known as the Navy SEALs, Navy veteran Lewis Locke forms a private team of ex-military contractors hired to extract "high value assets" worldwide. After losing contact with a clandestine energy research facility, a powerful venture capitalist contracts Locke and his team to retrieve a physicist who holds the key to an...
Light Thief

The Light Thief (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2009
Good natured electrician "Mr. Light" lives with his wife and four daughters in a remote Kyrgyz village and dreams of providing cheaper energy to the community. Out of the kindness of his heart, he tampers with the meters for pensioners unable to pay their bills and rescues small boys from big trees. But conflict appears on the horizon as a greedy urban politician Bezkat is determined to sell the...

Off Day (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 6 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Dir: Bill Moldt
With: N/A

Truba (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
In 1983, the Trans-Siberian pipeline became a fundamental milestone when it connected supplies of natural gas in Western Siberia with European consumers. Here, we set off along the route of the pipeline to find out what it is like for ordinary people living in its vicinity.
Dir: Vitaly Mansky
With: N/A

Powerless (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
In Kanpur, India, hundreds of people put their lives at risk to steal electricity. Here, we take a look at the power struggle between those that illegally tap into wires for neighbors and the utility company whose failure to understand economics forces it deeper into financial disarray.
Dir: Fahad Mustafa
With: N/A

The Believers (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
In 1989, the future of energy production seemed to be at a turning point when Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons announced the discovery of "cold fusion." Their claim to fame and fast-rising reputation quickly faded when nobody could reproduce the same results. Here, we observe a personal tale of belief, integrity, disappointment, and acceptance.
Dir: Monica Long Ross
With: N/A
Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle

Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 05/16/2013
A look at the battle over America's largest clean energy project. The proposed location for the U.S.'s first offshore wind farm would be in the middle of Nantucket Sound, the playground of America's rich and famous. But strong alliances have formed for and against it. As America's new energy future hangs in the balance, Kennedys, Kochs and average citizens go head-to-head with the developer and...
Dir: Robert Gemmel
With: N/A

Drill Baby Drill (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
In the eastern Poland, there is an agricultural area known as the "lungs of Poland," owing to its clean air and fertile soil. Here, farmers have lived for generations on the land, growing grain and keeping livestock. One day, the locals find out Chevron is planning to drill in the area for shale gas. At first, they are excited as they realize new forms of energy are needed and that the region...
Dir: Lech Kowalski
With: N/A

Sirius (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 05/30/2013
The work of Dr. Steven Greer, founder of the worldwide Disclosure Movement and the Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence, is explored in this documentary. Information about UFOs, extra-terrestrials, civilizations beyond our own and clean energy systems that would transform life on Earth are examined as well as the organizations that attempt to suppress such information.

The Secret of Trees (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 4 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Dir: Albert Maysles
With: N/A

Peace Out (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
A look at our technological affluence and its price. From climate change experts to energy policy scholars to business professionals, none of them seem content about the means we must employ to sustain our way of living.
Dir: Charles Wilkinson
With: N/A