Keyword: environmentalist

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
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...
Big Miracle

Big Miracle (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 02/02/2012
Based on the true story of a small town news reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. Local newsman Adam Carlson can't wait to escape the northern tip of Alaska for a bigger market. But just when the story of his career breaks, the world comes chasing it, too. With an...
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.
Bottled Up

Bottled Up (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Single mother Fay lives with her adult daughter Sylvie who many months after a car accident, still continues to complain of back pain. After refusing physical therapy, it becomes clear to everyone but Fay that her daughter is addicted to pain killers. When Becket, an earnest environmentalist, moves to town, Fay quickly befriends him, hoping that he will be the solution to Sylvie's problems.

Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/31/2013
Astonishing aerial cinematography reveals the shorelines, mountaintops, cityscapes, farmer's fields, rivers, and social life of the island nation, delivering a sweet environmentalist and humanist message.
Dir: Chi Po-Lin
With: N/A
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.
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.
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 06/21/2011
Frustrated with the ineffectiveness of letter writing campaigns, and peaceful protests silenced by the brutality of police forces, Eugene native Jake Ferguson and several accomplices formed the ELF as a way to pursue more controversial protest tactics. A horse slaughtering plant, an SUV dealership and a $12 million ski lodge, were all burnt to the ground by the ELF, vying for attention to issues...
Dir: Marshall Curry
With: N/A
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...

The Ideal City (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011
Long ago, environmentalist Michele Grassadonia moved Siena, Italy and decided to go back to basics and live without running water or electricity. One rainy night, Michele experiences a series of confusing and mysterious events. Following, his desire to continue to live in Siena is most definitely compromised.
Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie

Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 12/01/2011
An intimate portrait of seventy-five-year-old David Suzuki, the pioneering and passionate environmentalist with twenty-four honorary degrees from academic institutions around the world and forty-eight books under his belt. A household name synonymous with nature and science, he is best known as the host of the long-running CBC TV show "The Nature of Things". and was voted one of the top ten...

Slingshot (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
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.

Biker Fox (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 09/09/2010
Frank P. DeLarzelere III a.k.a. Biker Fox, is Tulsa, Oklahoma's misunderstood motivational bicyclist, nature conservationist and muscle car guru. Here, we observe the uneasy relationships DeLarzelere has with both the city of Tulsa and himself, as his Biker Fox character's intentions of spirited goodwill sometimes neglect certain boundaries.
Owning The Weather

Owning The Weather (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
The subject of weather modification is examined. People have always wanted to control the weather and now it may be a necessity. Geoengineering schemes to fight global warming are one of the topics discussed in this documentary.

Amazônia Eterna (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
At a time when the world is focused on the impact of humans on the environment, we take a detailed look at how the world's largest tropical rainforest is understood and utilized. Exploring the Amazon's five million square kilometers -- which are home to countless plant and animal species, and 20% of the world's freshwater reserves -- we try to ascertain whether it is possible for humans to make...
Dir: Belisario Franca
With: N/A
Jane's Journey

Jane's Journey (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 09/15/2011
A intimate portrait of Dr. Jane Goodall, who over 20 years ago walked away from her career as a primatologist in order to devote all her energy to saving our endangered planet. Dr. Goodall has been spending 300 days a year scouring the globe on her mission to spread hope for future generations. She has taken on the responsibilities of a UN Messenger of Peace, and has been honored with countless...
Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist

Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/09/2011
Seen through the eyes of activist Peter Jay Brown, Confessions grants the viewer an intimate look at shipboard life amongst these self proclaimed animal saviors and sea rebels who shaped the green movement we know and love today. Peter and his associates' exploits are as much comedy as cause. These extremists proudly fly the skull and cross-bones while performing extraordinary feats of daring on...
Dir: Peter Brown
With: N/A

Divide in Concord (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In Concord, Massachusetts, eighty-four year-old Jean Hill has waged a seemingly unwinnable battle. For three years, she has been trying to rid the town of single-serve plastic bottles of water. Complete with strong opposition from local merchants and the bottled water industry, Jean is helming this controversial crusade.
Dir: Kris Kaczor
With: N/A
Symphony of the Soil

Symphony of the Soil (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
This documentary explores the complexity and mystery of soil. Filmed on four continents and sharing the voices of some of the world's most highly esteemed soil scientists, farmers and activists, the film portrays soil as a protagonist of our planetary story. In a skillful mix of art and science, soil is revealed to be a living organism, the foundation of life on earth. Most people are soil-blind...
Dir: Deborah Koons Garcia
With: N/A

The Last Ocean (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
For over thirty years, Californian ecologist David Ainley has been studying the Ross Sea, Antarctica -- the most pristine stretch of ocean on Earth. Largely untouched by humans, it is one of the last places where the delicate balance of nature prevails. But an international fishing fleet has recently found its way to the Ross Sea. It is targeting Antarctic toothfish, sold as Chilean sea bass in...
Dir: Peter Young
With: N/A