Keyword: farming

Meraviglie

Le Meraviglie (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/21/2014
Gelsomina and her sisters live in the Italian countryside, in an isolated, pastoral environment created by their stoic father. The family's strict order begins to fall apart at the end of one summer with the arrival of a German boy who is part of a youth rehabilitation program and the family's participation in a local TV competition called "Village Wonders."
Thou Wast Mild and Lovely

Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 76 minutes Release date: 11/13/2014
On a farm in rural Kentucky, father Jeremiah and daughter Sarah squabble together like young puppies. Over crisp, verdant images of nature, of animals, streams and puddles, a mysterious, sensual female voice tells of her lover, who may be a person or may be the whole world. Enter Akin, there to help out for the summer. He's left his wife and child at home - and taken off his wedding ring as a...
Food Chains

Food Chains (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/20/2014
An intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.
Dir: Sanjay Rawal
With: N/A
Beneath The Harvest Sky

Beneath The Harvest Sky (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Best friends Casper and Dominic are fiercely loyal to one another, as they come of age in a small farming town in Maine. During harvest break, Casper is drawn into smuggling drugs across the Canadian border with his outlaw father, Clayton. Meanwhile, Dominic works his final potato harvest, hoping to earn the money he needs to buy a car and take them away towards a better future. But with Casper's...

Mr. Pig (2014)

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

Night Moves (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Three radical environmentalists come together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam-the very source and symbol of the energy-sucking, resource-devouring industrial culture they despise. Harmon is a former Marine, radicalized by tours of duty overseas. His life in the military is behind him, but at heart he remains the same reckless alpha male he...
Young Ones

Young Ones (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
In the near future, water has become the most precious and dwindling resource on the planet, one that dictates everything from the macro of political policy to the detailed micro of interpersonal family and romantic relationships. The land has withered into something wretched and the hardened survivors of the loss of Earth's precious resources scrape and struggle. Ernest Holm, who lives on this...
Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Cesar Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle for the rights of farm workers.
Farmland

Farmland (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
Most Americans have never stepped foot on a farm or ranch or even talked to the people who grow and raise the food we eat. Viewers are given the opportunity to step inside the world of farming for a first-hand glimpse into the lives of young farmers and ranchers. Learn about their high-risk/high reward jobs and passion for a way of life that has been passed down from generation to generation, yet...
Dir: James Moll
With: N/A
The Ghosts in Our Machine

The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
This documentary focuses on the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. Each story and photograph is a window into global animal industries: food, fashion, entertainment and research. The director has documented the lives of animals around the world with heart-breaking empathic vividness in an effort to bring wider attention to a topic that most...
Metro Manila

Metro Manila (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 07/16/2013
In search of a better life, Oscar moves his family from the poverty-stricken rice fields to the big city of Manila. There, they fall victim to the manipulative ways of the locals.

Runoff (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
The beauty of the land cannot mask the brutality of a farm town. As harvest draws near, Betty confronts a terrifying new reality. She will go to desperate lengths to save her family and must coldly decide whom to sacrifice.

A Loving Father (2002)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 07/30/2002
After being informed he has won a Nobel Prize, writer and farmer, Leo Shepherd, heads to Sweden to accept his award. His daughter is thrilled for her father, as she always knew he was much better suited for writing than farming. However, when his estranged son, Paul, hears of the news and calls the farm, Leo refuses to talk to him. Thus, Paul sets out to meet up with his father on his journey...
River Changes Course

A River Changes Course (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Three young Cambodians struggle to overcome the crushing effects of deforestation, overfishing, and overwhelming debt in their homeland which is reeling from the tragedies of war and desperately rushing to keep pace with a rapidly expanding world.
No Land No Food No Life

No Land No Food No Life (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/16/2014
This film explores sustainable small scale agriculture and the urgent need for an end to corporate global land grabs. This feature length documentary gives voice to those directly affected by combining personal stories, utilizing vérité footage of communities fighting to retain control of their land.

Seeds of Time (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation inspired rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are already affecting farmers globally. But Fowler's journey, and our own, is just beginning: From Rome to Russia and, finally, a remote...
Dir: Sandy McLeod
With: N/A

The Organic Life (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 11/08/2013
A year in the life of an idealistic organic farmer and his skeptical girlfriend reveals that a changing climate, financial insecurity, physical hardship, and corporate agriculture threaten the sustainability of one of the world's most traditional livelihoods in modern-day America.

The Last Season (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Amid the bustling world of Central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect. Roger, a 75 year-old sniper with the US Special Forces in Vietnam, and Kouy, a 46 year-old platoon leader of Cambodia's Khmer Freedom Fighters who battled the Khmer Rouge, come together each fall to hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom, a rare mushroom prized in Japanese culture and...
Dir: Sara Dosa
With: N/A
Cesar's Last Fast

Cesar's Last Fast (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
This documentary chronicles the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America's farm workers, and the impact his legacy has on today's generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights. It features powerful, never-before-seen footage of Chavez's 1988 "Fast for Life," a 36-day act of penance for not having done enough to stop...
Dir: Richard R Perez
With: N/A
Hross í oss

Hross í oss (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 08/29/2013
A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with immense consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.

Occupy the Farm (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/13/2014
On Earth Day April 22, 2012, a couple hundred urban farmers marched onto ten acres of fallow farmland, and the site of a former agricultural research center known as the Gill Tract. They hoped to stop development of a shopping mall and condo complex on the site, and de-rail plans that threatened to remove the class one agricultural land from farming. The activists brought with them 16,000...
Dir: Todd Darling
With: N/A

On Her Own (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
Dir: Morgan Schmidt-Feng
With: N/A

Beats of the Antonov (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
The story of the people of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains in Sudan, showing how they deal with civil war. Traditionally music has always been part of daily life in these areas, but now, it has a new role in a society that is challenged by war.
Dir: Hajooj Kuka
With: N/A

Bing du (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A young farmer and his father are barely able to survive on their meager corn harvest and so they make their way down from the mountains to the village to borrow money from their relatives working in jade mines or on opium plantations. But missing paperwork due to deceit and corruption has left them impoverished too. Finally, the father pawns his cow for a moped so that his son can earn a living...

De chair et de lait (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Here, we take a revealing and unsentimental look at where cattle stand in our world today. Circling the globe, we observe man's relationship with his bovine brother, divine sister and ever-persevering farm friend.
Dir: Bernard Bloch
With: N/A