Keyword: environment

Happy Feet

Happy Feet (2006)

Rated: PG Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/16/2006
In the great nation of Emperor Penguins, deep in Antarctica, you're nobody unless you can sing--which is unfortunate for Mumble, who is the worst singer in the world. He is born dancing to his own tune--tap dancing. Though Mumble's mom, Norma Jean, thinks this little habit is cute, his dad, Memphis, says it "just ain't penguin." Besides, they both know that, without a Heartsong, Mumble may never...
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...

Into the Forest (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/04/2014
A drama/ thriller set in the near future that follows the story of two sisters who have lived, for the majority of their lives, in a remote Northern California forest, where they were home-schooled by their mother, a former ballerina, and their father, a schoolteacher. Global changes of apocalyptic proportions add up to suddenly cut off all electricity and gas, leaving the family isolated in the...

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...
Khumba

Khumba (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
When a half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought, he leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. Along the way he is joined by an overprotective, sassy wildebeest and a flamboyant, neurotic ostrich, and defeats the sadistic leopard who has been terrorizing all the animals of the Karoo.
Young Ones

Young Ones (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 08/05/2014
Water has become a precious, dwindling resource globally, and the land has withered into something wretched. Ernest Holm lives on the harsh frontier with his children, Jerome and Mary. He defends his farm from bandits, works the supply routes and hopes to rejuvenate the soil. But Mary's boyfriend, Flem Lever, wants Ernest's land for himself and will go to any length to get it.
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 03/01/2012
A boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affections of the girl of his dreams. To find it, he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Dinosaur

Dinosaur (2000)

Rated: PG Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 05/18/2000
A three-ton Iguanodon named Aladar, who is raised from the egg by a clan of lemurs and eventually reunited with his own kind, finds himself and the other dinosaurs in trouble when flaming meteors devastate the landscape and the water supply diminishes. In a race against time, the dinosaurs attempt to reach the safety of their nesting grounds. When Aladar comes to the aid of a group of misfits...
Children of Men

Children of Men (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 12/24/2006
A futuristic society faces extinction when the human race has lost the ability to reproduce. England descends into chaos until an iron-handed warden is brought in to institute martial law. The warden's ability to keep order is threatened when a woman finds that she is pregnant with what would be the first child born in 27 years.
Last Call at the Oasis

Last Call at the Oasis (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 05/03/2012
Water. It's the Earth's most valuable resource. Our cities are powered by it, agriculture and other industries depend on it, and all living things need it to survive. But instead of treating it with care, we've allowed it to become polluted with toxic chemicals and agricultural and industrial waste. And it's very possible that in the near future, there won't be enough to sustain life on the planet...
Simpsons Movie

The Simpsons Movie (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 07/26/2007
Homer Simpson must save the world from a catastrophe he himself created. It all begins with Homer, his new pet pig, and a leaky silo full of droppings--a combination that triggers a disaster the likes of which Springfield has never experienced. As Marge is outraged by Homer's monumental blunder, a vengeful mob descends on the Simpson household. The family makes a narrow escape, but is soon divided...
Automata

Automata (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
50 years in the future, mankind is struggling to survive as the environment deteriorates. The creation of the first quantum android, the Automata Pilgrim 7000, is designed to bring support to society's plight. The descent of civilization is juxtaposed by the rise of ROC, the corporation at the helm of robotic intelligence. Despite the demise of humanity, the company has set forth security...
Sammy's Adventures - The Secret Passage

Sammy's Adventures - The Secret Passage (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/03/2010
Born on a Baja, California beach in 1959, new hatchling Sammy must do what his fellow newborn sea turtles are doing: race across the beach to the ocean before they are captured by a seagull or crab. Thus begins Sammy's incredible fifty-year ocean journey. Along the way he meets his best friend, a fellow turtle named Ray, and overcomes obstacles both natural and man-made while trying to fulfill his...
Spirit of the Forest

Spirit of the Forest (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 09/04/2008
An evil woman wants to help a powerful businessman build a highway through the middle of the forest, a diabolical plan that forces the forest creatures to flee. To stop them and save their homes, the animals embark on a daring mission to keep the forest alive.
Safe

Safe (1995)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 06/22/1995
Carol White is an affluent Los Angeles housewife whose pristine, doll-like environment turns against her in the form of an inexplicable illness. What begins as sudden allergic reactions to everyday chemicals, fragrances and fumes turns increasingly violent, transforming the laminated safety of Carol's existence into a terror of everyday life. When she is diagnosed with an immunity disorder called...

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

The Carbon Rush Movie (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/31/2013
From hydroelectric dams in Panama to incinerators burning garbage in India, companies such as these receive carbon credits for offsetting pollution created elsewhere. Such practices in the emerging "green-gold" multi-billion dollar carbon industry raise questions regarding the effectiveness of offsets in reducing emissions and how such projects impact the communities where they are set up.
Dir: Amy Miller
With: N/A
Fierce Green Fire

A Fierce Green Fire (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
This comprehensive exploration of the environmental movement examines the grassroots and global activism that have spanned fifty years, going from a focus on conservation to today's concern over climate change. The film's five acts cover these people and stories: David Brower and the Sierra Club's battle to halt dams in the Grand Canyon; Lois Gibbs and Love Canal residents' struggle against 20,000...
Dir: Mark Kitchell
With: N/A

Above All Else (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A group of landowners and activists in East Texas try to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a $7 billion dollar project slated to carry tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. Risking financial ruin, their personal safety, and the security of their families, these people and their stories become an exploration of the human spirit and a window into how social...
Dir: John Fiege
With: N/A

Someplace with a Mountain (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Descendants of early Polynesian Lapita Navigators, the people of the 7-square-kilometer atoll of Puluwat, have lived a life of self-sufficiency. Few outsiders have visited--the nearest large island is Yap, reachable only after days of sailing. They are currently losing their homes and crops because of rising sea levels and their livelihood is threatened as the islands they live on are flooded day...

Hurricane on the Bayou (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 40 minutes Release date: 08/28/2006
Shot before and after the unprecedented devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the documentary brings into focus the startling loss of Louisiana's rapidly disappearing coastal wetlands that are New Orleans' first line of defense against deadly storms. Told through the personal stories of four musicians, both legendary and rising, who are drawing attention to this environmental calamity. The story is...

GasHole (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
Documents the history of oil prices and the future of alternative fuels, featuring interviews with a wide range of viewpoints from US Department of Energy officials, Congressional leaders--both Democrat and Republican, alternative fuel producers, alternative fuel consumers and professors of economics and psychology. The film takes a wide, yet detailed examination of America's dependence on...

The Future Is Wild (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
A vision of life on Earth millions of years from now.
Dir: N/A
With: N/A
African Cats

African Cats (2011)

Rated: G Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 04/21/2011
An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth, "African Cats" captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. The story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother's strength, spirit and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud...
Go Further

Go Further (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/07/2004
In addition to his estimable acting career, Woody Harrelson keeps busy with his tireless activism on behalf of environmental causes: sustainability, animal rights and lifestyle choices attuned to the needs of the ecosystem. Here Harrelson's 'Simple Organic Living Tour' to raise awareness is documented. Harrelson and his friends make their way down the Pacific coast of the United States in a bus...