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Return of the River

Follow a group of strong-minded people as they attempt the impossible: to change the public opinion of a town, and eventually the nation, to bring.. Read More

River Music

What happens when science and art collide? “River Music” is what happens! When teenage musicians spent a year studying music composition and, at the same.. Read More

River of Eden

Join filmmaker Pete McBride, a National Geographic Freshwater Hero, on a journey into the Fijian Highlands to discover why the locals said “no” to easy.. Read More

Rush for Gold

Revealed are some of the lesser-known stories of the Gold Rush, as told by people living in and around the Deer Creek watershed in Nevada.. Read More

Sand Wars

This is a surprising investigation into one of the most consumed natural resources on the planet. Due to the high demand for sand, the planet’s.. Read More

School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten

No classroom for these kindergarteners. In Switzerland’s Langnau am Albis, a suburb of Zurich, children 4 to 7 years of age go to kindergarten in.. Read More

Sea Change

The grassroots efforts of Ikal Angelei, a charismatic 31 year-old Kenyan woman, are explored as she tries to mitigate the impact of the Gibe III.. Read More

Silent River

Since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement 20 years ago, U.S. companies have used the Santiago River as their own waste canal... Read More

Singletrack High

At the age of 16, many American kids trade in two wheels for four. Trusty steeds that once gave them freedom to explore, now collect.. Read More

Snowball

Size envy never got anyone anywhere. This short-short about a snowball and his Napoleon complex was filmed at the Vermont Studio Center.

Solstice

1 Woman. 1 Day. 100 Miles. And an attempt to prove that “impossible” is just a word. Ashley Lindsey’s mission to finish the Western States.. Read More

Spaceship Earth Passenger Safety Briefing

Airline passengers are routinely briefed on how to make their flight safe and comfortable. Imagine if every passenger on Spaceship Earth were similarly briefed. Buckle.. Read More

Spine of the Continent

Five Colorado College students explore the wilderness of the Rocky Mountain West and examine what it will take to preserve this landscape in the face.. Read More

Stewards of the Wild Sea

In a rich emotional journey that spans two continents, Stewards of the Wild Sea highlights the pivotal role that California North Coast tribes played in.. Read More

Sticky

A tiny population of remarkable stick insects dodged extinction by hiding under a single windswept bush on a remote sea stack for 80 years. Narrated.. Read More

Sufferfest

Behold as Cedar Wright and Alex Honnold enchain all of the California’s 14,000 foot peaks using only bikes for transport, which when converted to meters.. Read More

Sufferfest 2

Less than a year after enchaining the fifteen tallest peaks in California, by bike, Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright have forgotten that it was their.. Read More

Overburdened/Undermined

For years, strip mining by coal companies has taken a toll on both the people and the environment of Alabama. This sobering documentary explores the.. Read More

Teton Hooping Contingency

The town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming possesses a rich mountain culture and it is where 26 year old Ryan Mertaugh developed the art of Extreme.. Read More

The Big Pick

Rame Peninsula Beach Care wanted to pick up every piece of rubbish from a small cove, sort it, count it and see how long it.. Read More

The Colorado River

The Colorado River is more than beautiful, it sustains life for 11,000 species including us. Seasoned Expedition Leader Dave Edwards shares a funny story &.. Read More

The Coralax

Inspired by Dr. Suess’s The Lorax, this claymation by four Maui middle school students uses 667 images to show how irresponsible shoreline development can impact.. Read More

The Crossing

Follow activist, writer, and sponsored trail runner Nick Triolo as he attempts a 70-mile protest run, from the Sea of Cortez to the pacific Ocean,.. Read More

The Curious Snail

Immerse yourself in the beauty of a snail’s simple and small world. As we view their life up-close, you will see that a simple sludge.. Read More

The Edge Of Impossible

Showcasing human potential and friendship, The Edge Of Impossible follows a High Fives Foundation athlete’s journey to become the first quadriplegic to heli-ski the rarefied.. Read More

The Change

A little village is upset by a mysterious machine which causes severe climate changes.

The Great Frack Forward

This film examines the human, environmental, and political implications of China’s new energy boom. Mother Jones’ Jaeah Lee and Climate Desk’s James West traveled to.. Read More

The Human Experiment

The film lifts the veil on the shocking reality that thousands of untested chemicals are in our products, our homes and in us. The film.. Read More

The Leopard in the Land

Artist and Disney designer, Joe Rohde, sets out to traverse the Altai Mountains of Western Mongolia on camel and horseback while painting large landscapes to.. Read More

The Light at Walden

A visual poem shot at Walden Pond, Massachusetts, this film interweaves pieces of Thoreau’s texts and a war resister’s personal journey on a wilderness island.. Read More

The Little Things

Follow professional snowboarders who have chosen to be outspoken and make positive changes towards a sustainable environment. This film is an initiative taken on by.. Read More

The New Environmentalists: Corrupting Nature (Europe – Russia)

The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. The.. Read More

The New Environmentalists: Dirty Business (Asia – India)

The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. The.. Read More

The New Environmentalists: Eagle Eyes (South America – Peru)

The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. The.. Read More

The New Environmentalists: Habitat for The Endangered (Island Nations – Indonesia)

The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. The.. Read More

The New Environmentalists: Home Rules (North America – New York State)

The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. The.. Read More

The Ridge

Danny Macaskill is a very good bike rider. A very, very good bike rider. So he climbed a mountain near his home on the Isle.. Read More

The Sacred Place Where Life Begins: Gwich’in Women Speak

Women of the Gwich’in nation speak out to protect what they call “The Sacred Place Where Life Begins” from oil development. Also known as the.. Read More

The Starfish Throwers

Worlds apart, a five-star chef, a twelve year-old girl, and a retired schoolteacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement.. Read More

The Story of Place

Deep into the unprotected territory of Southeastern Utah, Author Craig Childs narrates the story of this grand landscape, how it has shaped each and every.. Read More

The Wilderness Act: 50th Anniversary

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, this film captures what drove us as a nation to create the Wilderness Act. Those motivations.. Read More

The World Beyond the World

Using text adapted from Robert Marshalls “Alaska Wilderness: Exploring the Brooks Range” (1929) and images from Expedition Arguk (2013), “The World Beyond the World” aims.. Read More

Thirsty for Justice: The struggle for the human right to water

In the wealthiest state in the nation, how can so many lack access to safe, affordable water for basic human needs? Thirsty for Justice shares.. Read More

Trail Stewards of the Lost Sierra

Explores the history, operations, programs, and successes of the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, an organization whose passion for the land, the communities, and the culture.. Read More

Tricky Bidness

Located in Humboldt County, the town of Arcata, California has long been a pot-friendly community. In recent years, residents have come to recognize that their.. Read More

Twenty Eight Feet: life on a little wooden boat

David Welsford has given up the luxuries of land in search for happiness and adventure on a 50 year old wooden boat he restored from.. Read More

Unfair Game: The Politics of Poaching

Through the inspiring stories of two African environmental activists —Thuli Makama (Swaziland) and Hammer Simwinga (Zambia) — the film explores conservation and sustainable development as.. Read More

14.c

Kai Lightener entered the world of rock climbing at the age of six. As fourteen-year-old Kai ascends to the top of the most difficult routes.. Read More

Valley Uprising

The greatest untold story of American counterculture is that of the Yosemite Valley rock climbers. Yosemite’s massive cliffs have drawn explorers and madmen to leave.. Read More

A Creek Runs Through It

This film tells the story of the Wolf Creek Parkway in Grass Valley, California. Following a long line of urban creek restoration projects that have.. Read More

Walking in Two Worlds

Worlds collide in the Tongass National Forest, the largest temperate rainforest on Earth, when the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) turns tribes into corporations.. Read More

A Line in the Sand

Edward Abbey’s words have always been deliberately provocative – especially when said in defense of the desert landscape he loved so much. The words in.. Read More

Water for Gold

A gold mine in the Yuba Watershed threatens to reopen on San Juan Ridge, despite a disastrous chain of events when the mine operated in.. Read More

We Sing Out!

“We Sing Out!” features the Rivertown Kids singing with folk legend Pete Seeger. These youth pay a poignant tribute to Pete who left a legacy.. Read More

Above the Alley, Beneath the Sky

Follow climbing instructor Andrew Lenz in his quest to build a youth outreach climbing program in Rocinha, Rio’s largest slum. By tracing the lives of.. Read More

What Millennials Talk About When They Talk About Climate Change

This generation will be affected by climate change more than any to date. But does anyone ever ask them what they think about it? Josh.. Read More

Adventures With a Purpose: A Higher Calling

Renowned snowboarder, Jeremy Jones, teams up with Clif Bar and Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation to study glacial fresh water reserves across the globe. Get.. Read More

Carnivora Gardinum

White Earth

Thousands of desperate souls flock to America’s Northern Plains seeking work in the oil fields. “White Earth” is the tale of an oil boom seen.. Read More

Ain’t No Fish

This is a short, stop-motion animated film featuring singing seals in the Arctic promoting the environmental message of protecting our oceans. Music performed by Hoagy.. Read More

Why I Think This World Should End

Experience this spoken word call to action from Prince Ea.

All The Time In The World

A deeply personal documentary that explores the theme of disconnecting in order to reconnect. A family, searching for a new perspective, leaves the comforts of.. Read More

Wild Reverence “The Wild Steelheads Last Stand”

Director Shane Anderson made a pilgrimage to the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State to the rivers he once fished as a boy. His relationship with.. Read More

American Lawn

For a lot of people, “in lawns we trust” is more than a motto: it’s a way of life. Conversely, many folks see their lawn.. Read More

WRENCHED

WRENCHED captures the passing of the monkey wrench from the pioneers of eco-activism to the new generation which will carry Edward Abbey’s legacy into the.. Read More

Angel Azul

Through the hauntingly beautiful lure of Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater life-like statues we witness the birth of an artificial coral reef, learn how we are.. Read More

Yuba River Wolverine

The California Wolverine disappeared in 1922, yet one wolverine has been documented here in the sierras since 2008. A few years ago, after finding my.. Read More

Beyond Recognition

After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, now engulfed by San Francisco’s sprawl, a Native woman and her allies occupy a sacred site... Read More

Birdsongs – Yosemite Nature Notes

Yosemite National Park’s beautiful landscapes contain unique soundscapes, and birders and ornithologists flock to the park to see and hear over 250 species of birds... Read More

Black Ice

When the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise set sail to protest the first ever oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean, no one on board could have.. Read More

Bluebird Man

35 years ago Bluebird Man Al Larson joined a movement of citizen scientists who over the past several decades have helped reverse declines in bluebird.. Read More

Bounce, this is not a freestyle movie

Soccer. Football. It’s the world’s most popular game. For two years, Guillaume Blanchet traveled with his ball as a faithful companion. The result is Bounce.

Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night

Explores the importance of darkness, and the erosion of it, through the study and preservation of firefly habitats in Japan and the U.S.. Fireflies disappear.. Read More

California: Paradise Burning

Since 2012, California has been suffering through a historically severe drought. For the farmers and ranchers of the Central Valley, the future seems especially bleak... Read More

Catch It

Léa Brassy grew up surfing the warm waters of Southern France. Accustomed to a life on the road, her nomadic lifestyle takes a pause at.. Read More

Chuitna

“Chuitna” chronicles the journey of conservation-minded fly fishermen who travel to Alaska’s unspoiled Chuitna Watershed to wade waist-deep into its salmon-rich waters and the fight.. Read More

CI Field Spotlight: David & the Hairy-Nosed Otter

This, the rarest otter in the world, was thought to have been extinct until recently. They are an apex predator in the Tonle Sap lake.. Read More

Common Ground

Several ranching and farming communities living against the stunning landscape of the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana are faced with the decision of what is.. Read More

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet.. Read More

DamNation

This powerful film odyssey across America explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing.. Read More

Dear Governor Hickenlooper

This film is a compilation by Colorado creatives that follows Shane Davis (a.k.a. The Fractivist) as he guides us through a series of vignettes. These.. Read More

Death Makes Life Possible

Death is something that most people fear and don’t want to think about. But is it possible that facing our mortality can inspire us to.. Read More

Delta Dawn

The Colorado River hasn’t kissed the sea in almost two decades — until the spring of 2014 when an experimental pulse of water was released.. Read More

Divide In Concord

The residents of Concord, Massachusetts take pride in their town’s role in the American Revolution and celebrate direct democracy by voting on proposed bylaws at.. Read More

Drawn

Merging film and illustration, this film transports you on four journeys, from the Venezuelan Amazon, to the China-Mongolian Border, to the northern reaches of Canada,.. Read More

Dream

I wonder… if… one day… When a newbie kayaker goes paddling, he discovers a posse of pros on the river and wonders whether someday he.. Read More

Dryden – The Small Town that Changed the Fracking Game

The industry kept saying: ‘We have the power; you have none. We are coming. Get out of the way or leave,” said Joanne Cipolla-Dennis, recalling.. Read More

Drying for Freedom

Travel from America’s clothesline-free yards to India’s open-air laundromats to explore how the electric dream was marketed without regard for its environmental (and other) impacts.

Earthbook

What would Planet Earth post about humans on its profile? The Earth fast forwards through a virtual relationship with humans — but soon starts to.. Read More

Elevate Tahoe: Food Innovations at 6,000 feet

Is it possible to have a sustainable food system in Tahoe? These folks say it is. From backyard production to commercial farming, and getting kids.. Read More

Emptying the Skies

This powerful documentary exposes the the dark world of illegal migratory songbird poaching in Southern Europe. Follow a group of renegade activists as they attempt.. Read More

SINK OR SWIM, Learning to Swim in the Maldives

Like many corners of Planet Ocean, the Maldives suffer from a variety of ills, mostly manmade: Overfishing. Plastic pollution. Rising sea levels due to a.. Read More

Freezeout

A celebration of one of Montana’s ultimate birding locations, Freezeout Lake, near the spectacular Rocky Mountain Front.

From the Road

The story of a skier’s personal journey, seen through the lens of redemption and triumph. From The Road offers a unique view into the sport.. Read More

Garden In The Sea

Mark Dacascos (Hawaii Five-O, Iron Chef America) narrates this documentary focusing on the efforts of the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG). Based in Kauai, NTBG’s.. Read More

Green & Affordable: The Community Builds a House

What happens when a homebuilder with a passion for energy efficiency, volunteers to build the future model for green, affordable homes in America come together.. Read More

Gringo Trails

Are tourists destroying the planetラor saving it? How do travelers change the remote places they visit, and how are they changed? From the Bolivian jungle.. Read More

Groundswell Rising, Protecting Our Children’s Air and Water

Groundswell Rising, Protection Our Children’s Air and Water is a film that goes far beyond the subject of hydraulic fracturing. It’s a compelling and optimistic.. Read More

Harnessing the Sun to Keep the Lights on in India

More than 1 billion people throughout the world lack reliable access to electricity. In 2014, the Center for American Progress and Sierra Club traveled to.. Read More

Higher

Jeremy Jones and Teton Gravity Research elevate their game, taking their quest to the next level for the third and final installment of the Deeper,.. Read More

I Heard

A Seussical glimpse into more than 110 million acres of designated wilderness that we have to enjoy in the US. The Sierra Club tapped award-winning.. Read More

Joanna Macy and the Great Turning

This is a time when we need the wisdom of our elders. Here, eco-philosopher Joanna Macy shares her understanding of these times when everything we.. Read More

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of.. Read More

Kunjana and the Elephant Peace Treaty

Kunjana and the young elephant like to play together, but they know that when the wheat is ready, their families will be at war. Together.. Read More

Lady B’s First Winter:Puppy to Avalanche Dog

Lady B is a puppy that was born in the Rockies and adopted by a husband and wife team of Ski Patrollers in Telluride, Colorado... Read More

Living Wild

Although California’s native plants have been relied upon for thousands of years for food and medicine, much of the knowledge of which plants to tend,.. Read More

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones is an animated story about a boy exploring his world, mediated by technology and social media. Are we a part of nature,.. Read More

Love in the Tetons

Fifteen years ago, Juan Martinez stepped off a bus in Grand Teton National Park and saw the stars for the first time in his life... Read More

Marie’s Dictionary

This short documentary tells the story of Marie Wilcox, the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language and the dictionary she created in an effort.. Read More

Marijuana Grows and Restoration

Marijuana growing on our national forests causes significant harm to the land, water and animals. The toxicants as well as the lethal weapons used on.. Read More

Marmot Licks GoPro

An unattended GoPro was filming a time-lapse in Glacier National Park when a little critter decided to say hello.

The Meaning of Wild

This visually stunning journey through Alaska captures and shares the true value of wilderness. Along the journey bears, calving glaciers, ancient forests, and harsh seas.. Read More

Mending the Line

This film tells the extraordinary story of Frank Moore, a 90-year old WWII veteran and fly-fishing legend, returning to Normandy to fish the rivers he.. Read More

Mixing Oil and Water

Shale oil and gas development and fresh water use are tightly intertwined. “Mixing Oil and Water” illustrates that water quality, scarcity, and uncertainty are becoming.. Read More

Monarchs & Milkweed

Take a microcosmic safari through a field of milkweed and discover a whole world of life, from bees to wasps to hummingbirds to butterflies. The.. Read More

The New Environmentalists: “A Segregated Environment” (Africa – South Africa)

The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. The.. Read More

Mountain Pine Beetle

In the last decade, triggered by warm winters and dry summers, mountain pine beetles have swept through the forests of western North America, killing millions.. Read More

Myanmar Bridges to Change

In August 2013 a group of 7 climbers traveled to the farthest reaches of northern Myanmar to make a first ascent of Gamlang Razi, Southeast.. Read More

Nobody’s River

Four women journey down one of the world’s last free flowing rivers of the world and discover raw beauty, industrial wastelands, devastating loss, and unbridled.. Read More

Nuclear Savage

This controversial, award-winning documentary is at once a heartbreaking and intimate ethnographic portrait, and a true life detective story. The film reveals how U.S. scientists.. Read More

The Spirit Bear photographed by Daisy Gilardini

Described by National Geographic as “The wildest Place in America”, the Great Bear Rainforest, is certainly one of the most pristine places on earth I.. Read More

OCEANS NORTH ~ Protecting Manitoba’s Beluga Estuaries

Each summer, as the sea ice recedes, more than 57,000 beluga whales return to the estuaries along stunning western Hudson Bay in Manitoba. There they.. Read More

Oil & Water

Oil & Water follows two boys coming of age in the middle of a toxic disaster. Hugo fights for the survival of his Amazonian tribe,.. Read More

Ola I Ka Wai: Water is Life

The state of Hawaii has an obligation to protect and regulate Hawaiʻi’s water resource for the benefit of its people. Yet 90% of the states.. Read More

One Good Year

Follow a year in the lives of four marijuana farmers in the rugged backwoods of Humboldt County. Defying media stereotypes of lazy potheads or gun-toting.. Read More

OR7 – THE JOURNEY

This lone wolf’s incredible journey from Oregon to California—the first to enter California in ninety years—and the story of the Wolf as a species in.. Read More

Our Power – Black Mesa, AZ

The Navajo people in Black Mesa, Arizona are trying to protect their aquifer from a nearby coal mining plant’s pollution. The cities of Phoenix and.. Read More

Elisha and the Cacao Trees

What links a village in Belize and millions of North American kids? Chocolate! Meet 13-year-old Elisha, the daughter of a cacao farmer in Belize. We.. Read More

Pamela – A New Voice for the Environment

Life in the flatlands of Oakland, CA can be a struggle. Pamela Tapia gives us a glimpse into how youth experience life and environmental inequities.. Read More

Phoebe’s Humpback Whale Adventure

Join high school student Phoebe Fitz in her quest to learn about humpback whales. She teams up with scientists who study whales in Hawaii, and.. Read More

Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland 3D

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out.. Read More

Plant this Movie

Explore the zeitgeist of urban farming around the world, from the incredible story of Havana, Cuba to communities of urban farmers in cities as diverse.. Read More

Pohakuloa: Now that you know do you care?

Visitors have long described the islands of Hawaiʻi as paradise, yet the living heart of the largest island has been bombed by the US military.. Read More

Postcards from Climate Change

Born in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Greenpeace’s video team started asking filmmaker friends to send in snapshots about how climate change was affecting their.. Read More

Pride

Pride explores the cultural relationship between residents of Gujarat, India and the last remaining population of Asiatic Lions in the world. With fewer than 50.. Read More

Pride of Namibia

Namibia is home to one of the greatest wildlife recovery story ever told. “Pride of Namibia” tells the story of communities committed to protecting wildlife,.. Read More

Project Wild Thing

Meet David Bond, Marketing Director for Nature. This film is the hilarious, real-life story of one man’s determination to get children out and into the.. Read More

RACING TO ZERO

Three years ago the mayor of San Francisco pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. We followed this city’s trail of trash, behind-the-scenes, to track.. Read More

Reciclando Santiago (Recycling Santiago)

Delve into the issue of solid waste in the capital of Chile, Santiago. The rapidly growing city faces some problems; these initiatives are helping solve.. Read More

Main Street, Nevada City

A family transforms their drafty historic 1866 Victorian into a cozy 2014 high performance home. They bought one of the oldest homes in a small.. Read More

Requiem of Ice

Experience a visual and narrative odyssey of the largest glacier cave system in the lower 48 states, the Sandy Glacier Cave system on the west.. Read More