Banking Nature - By assigning financial value to elements of nature, can markets save the planet?
Beijing Besieged by Waste - Wang Jiu-liang travels to more than 500 landfills, documenting Beijing's unholy cycle of consumption.
Disorder - Footage from a dozen amateur videographers becomes a symphony of urban social dysfunction in China.
Dreaming of a Tree House - An exploration of the design and philosophy behind a 20 year-old experimental, ecological collective housing project in the center of Berlin.
Dust - DUST turns one of the most commonplace subjects imaginable into a vehicle for a new appreciation of how these tiny particles affect our bodies and our environment and can provide a fresh new perspective of the entire world.
Electric Signs - Explores the effects of new screen-based advertising sign systems on urban environments and public space.
Food Design - A look inside the secret chambers where designers and scientists are defining your favorite mouthful of tomorrow.
For the Best and for the Onion! - A verite documentary that captures the rhythms of agricultural life in Niger, and how the vagaries of market price and harvest can affect the most intimate personal decisions.
Gringo Trails - A global survey of the impacts on cultures, economies, and the environment of the most powerful globalizing force of our time: tourism.
The Lion Hunters - Jean Rouch's self-reflexive depiction of lion hunting among the Songhay people of Niger, and the social structure that underlies it.
Lost Rivers - Explore the growing movement and innovative projects around the world to uncover once-buried urban waterways.
Mammy Water - A gentle portrait by Jean Rouch of the spiritual traditions of a fishing village in the Gulf of Guinea.
Mr. CO2 - Traveling from Copenhagen to China, and from Australia to the US, this documentary looks at the state of carbon emissions and efforts to rein them in.
Nostalgia for the Light - Director Patricio Guzman travels to Chile's Atacama Desert, studying traces of distant galaxies, ancient civilizations, and the remains of the disappeared.
Our Daily Bread - A spectacular visual essay composed of epic tableaus, a haunting vision of our modern food industry, and the methods and technology utilized for mass production.
Our Daily Poison - Reveals how everyday chemicals-pesticides, Aspartame and plastics-may be slowly poisoning us.
Post-Carbon Futures - The world will have to survive without fossil fuels - sooner, rather than later. What are the alternatives?
10th Parallel - A voyage deep into the Amazon to explore the implications of Brazil's policy on uncontacted indigenous tribes.
Thank You for the Rain - Kisilu, a Kenyan farmer, films his family, his village and the damages of climate change. When a violent storm occurs, he becomes a community leader and activist on the global stage.
Three Cheers for the Whale - Noted French documentarian Chris Marker chronicles the history of the whale and, in a more general manner, that of all marine mammals, in the process warning of the imminent destruction of the whale threatened by the fishing industry's ongoing slaughter.
More Films & DVDs Suggested for Environmental Film Festivals
The Dreamers of Arnhem Land - The two Aboriginal elders who set out to save their community from cultural extinction by combining traditional knowledge and contemporary scientific expertise.
Earth Keepers - A global quest to meet key visionaries working on innovative approaches to building an environmentally sustainable future.
Guanape Sur - A barren rock island off the coast of Peru. Every eleven years hundreds of men come here, to dig up guano, the shit the birds leave behind.
Litigating Disaster - December 3, 1984. Bhopal, India. The worst chemical disaster of all time. How has Union Carbide manipulated the US and Indian legal systems for 20 years to avoid facing justice?
Open Sky - When an open-pit silver mine comes to an isolated, desert community in Argentina, corporate and government interests clash with those of the local population.
Robert, Mary, and Katrina - The astounding story of how one elderly couple faced and survived Hurricane Katrina. "[Their] story of struggle and survival from the wrath of Katrina grips the audience's emotions." - Educational Media Reviews Online
Tambogrande - Follows the efforts of a small Peruvian town over five years as they fight government efforts to sell the mineral rights under their homes to a multi-national mining company.