DESIGNING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
4 part series and book that takes a comprehensive look at the impact America’s built environment has on public health. Broadcast on PBS.
LOVE HATE LOVE
Follows three families whose lives were torn apart by terrorist attacks, yet chose to fight hate with world-changing legacies for lost loved ones. Broadcast on Oprah Winfrey Network.
NURSES - IF FLORENCE COULD SEE US NOW
A unique look into the challenging and diverse world of nursing, exploring the many vital roles that nurses play in health care today.
SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES
Profiles a diverse group of public schools that are successfully creating higher achieving students by turning the communities where they live into their classrooms.
ROOM TO BREATHE
Explores a promising solution for improving schools that increases student focus, impulse control and academic performance, while reducing bullying and violence.
THE ATOMIC STATES
The Sundance-screened film visits nuclear reactor communities around the country to investigate the safety, viability and future of nuclear energy in America.
Uncovers a troubling chapter in modern American history: how Marshall Islanders were used as human guinea pigs to study the effects of nuclear fallout from nuclear testing.
IN MY LIFETIME
A comprehensive look at the history and impact of the nuclear age to the present day, including the international efforts to reduce or eliminate nuclear weapons.
BIG BOYS GONE
Sundance-selected film about the abuse of corporate power, its impact on free speech and the press, and a reminder of the importance of independent documentaries.
IN ORGANIC WE TRUST
Journeys across America to answer the core questions about organic: What exactly is certified organic? Is it better for us? Is it the key to transforming our food system?
PEOPLE OF A FEATHER
Reveals the ecological and cultural connections between the Inuit, the Eider Duck and their Arctic sea ice environment, now one of the world’s most threatened ecosystems.
ROCK THE BOAT
An entertaining look at efforts to reshape the 51 mile concrete L.A. River, a model for how cities might reimagine their once natural resources to benefit urban areas today.
CAPE SPIN! AN AMERICAN POWER
A tragicomic tale of the long battle over America’s largest proposed clean energy project – and a microcosm of the obstacles in the larger struggle to move towards more sustainable energy.
THE HUNGRY TIDE
Profiles the fight for survival of the central Pacific nation of Kiribati, one of the first countries that may vanish as a result of rising sea levels caused by climate change.
A WILD IDEA
Explores Ecuador’s unprecedented, creative proposal for fighting global warming and preserving a large area of pristine rainforest from oil development.
An engaging, cautionary look at the unexpected impact on people’s lives, both negative and positive, of sharing personal information on Facebook and other social media sites.
WAKING THE GREEN
Tells the dramatic story of the rise of the first major grassroots environmental movement in China, a significant development that could reshape the country
THE LIGHT BULB
Uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives and economy since the 1920's, when manufacturers deliberately started shortening the life of consumer products to increase demand.
Exposes the little-known dark side of the "Green Revolution" in India that transformed agriculture, but has negatively impacted thousands of farmers in the country.
Advocates for a new scientific revolution as essential to solving the environmental crises created in large part by conventional science's mechanistic view of the earth.
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- 2013 - Keystone Pipeline/Tar Sands Controversy
- May 17 - Food Revolution Day
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Explores in-depth the global human impact of climate change and its serious destabilizing effect on international politics and security.
Investigates the growing threat posed by the unprecedented loss of biodiversity on the planet -- its causes, impact and what can be done.
SO RIGHT SO SMART
Profiles innovative companies who are proving that being being more eco-friendly is both good for the earth and good for business.
Profiles the farmers and business people across the nation who are at the forefront of re-inventing America's food system in a more sustainable fashion.
Profiles an innovative environmental education program that empowers students to restore natural habitats and preserve endangered species.
WHITE WATER, BLACK GOLD
Investigates the little-known environmental and human costs associated with the oil from Canada's Tar Sands.
Profiles a new generation of idealistic young farmers who have turned to the fields for a more fulfilling life, and with a strong desire to change how our food is grown.
ROCKIN' THE WALL
Both an engaging history lesson about the fall of the Berlin Wall and an entertaining exploration of the power of rock music as a force for social change.
The first film to explore the challenging questions surrounding the long-term storage of nuclear waste generated by the world's nuclear power plants.
EXPLORING CORAL REEFS
Created for classroom use, explores the variety of ways coral reefs reproduce and survive, featuring one of the world's leading coral scientists.
BURNING THE FUTURE: COAL IN
The definitive documentary on the controversy over "clean coal" and mountain top removal mining. "As upsetting as it is informative." - New York Times
A candid look at what it takes to reform unhealthy school lunch programs and provide nutritious, tasty meals to our nation’s school kids, profiling Tony Geraci and his success in Baltimore's schools.
HOW TO BOIL A FROG
Fast-paced comedy mixed with hard-hitting facts help makes some of the world's major environmental issues both understandable and more enjoyable to learn about.
LORDS OF NATURE
Explores how top predators like wolves and cougars play a vital role in maintaining healthy, balanced ecosystems - a lesson in the importance of preserving biodiversity. "Recommended." - Booklist
CLEAN BIN PROJECT
Follows an average couple as they go head-to-head in an uplifting and often humorous year-long competition to see who can produce the least amount of garbage.
A first-hand look at the stark beauty and changes occurring in the remote continent of Antarctica, which impacts the entire planet's weather and oceans.
Christian, Jewish, and Muslim coffee farmers in Uganda come together to challenge historical prejudices and economic hurdles by forming a model Fair Trade cooperative.
IN THE LAND OF APARTHEID: A RIPPLE OF HOPE
Tells the little-known story of Robert Kennedy's influential June 1966 visit to South Africa during the worst years of Apartheid, featuring never-before-seen footage.
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