Keyword: environment

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.
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.
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...
Future Weather

Future Weather (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 02/21/2013
Lauduree is a 13-year-old loner, passionate about nature and obsessed with ecological disaster. Greta, her grandmother, is a fiery nurse jaded by alcohol and disappointment. When Lauduree is abruptly abandoned by her single mom, she decides to take survival into her own hands, forcing her and Greta to learn to trust each other as they leap into the unknown.
Earth Days

Earth Days (2009)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 08/13/2009
The history of our environmental undoing through the eyes of nine Americans whose work and actions launched the modern environmental movement.
Dir: Robert Stone
With: N/A
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...
Big Fix

The Big Fix (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/10/2011
On April 22, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig run by British Petroleum was the source of the worst oil spill in history. The oil well was finally killed on September 19, 2010 after 779,037,744 liters of crude oil and over 7,000,000 liters of chemical dispersant were dumped into the ocean. In looking into the root causes of the spill, a vast network of...
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.
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...

Into the Forest (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/08/2014
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...
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.
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...
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

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Mann V. Ford

Mann V. Ford (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
A Native American community files a class action lawsuit against the Ford Motor company for polluting their community, leading to a legion of health problems.
Dir: Micah Fink
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...
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...
Young Ones

Young Ones (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 08/05/2014
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...