Happy Earth Day!

Around the world, people are celebrating Earth Day as an opportunity to ignite passion, increase the groundswell for environmental activism, and inspire creative solutions. At Wild & Scenic, Earth Day is every day! We use film as a vehicle for change day in and day out. We believe film educates, motivates, and activates.  So what better way to start your Earth Day Celebrations than to check out a few films.  Here are four films from past festivals that show the beauty of our planet and inspire us to work harder every day to be intentional and passionate stewards. We’d like to share them with you to enjoy, inspire, and pass on. Happy Earth Day!

 

Pale Blue Dot
2017 Wild & Scenic Official Selection
Chin Li Zhi
4 min

Set to the words of Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot situates human history against the tapestry of the cosmos through an eclectic combination of art styles woven seamlessly together through music and visuals, seeking to remind us that regardless of our differences, we are one species living on Earth.

 

The Gnomist
2017 Wild & Scenic Official Selection
Sharon Liese, Cynthia Wade, Ty Jones, Jeremy Carr, Samantha Hake
20 min

This true story follows the mysterious appearance of fairy homes in a suburban forest and the magical experience shared by three women.

 

Disobedience
2017 Wild & Scenic Official Selection
Kelly Nyks

41 min

This is a David vs Goliath tales of front line leaders around the globe risking life and limb in the fight for a livable future for us all. Interwoven with this riveting vérité footage are the most renowned voices in the global conversation on movements and justice for a statement on climate action that is passionate, personal, and powerful.

 

A Quest For Meaning
2016 Wild & Scenic Official Selection
Nathanaële Coste, Marc de la Ménardière
87 min

Two childhood friends travel the world to meet some of the greatest thinkers of our time. This incredible voyage, full of moments of doubt and moments of joy, will lead them to question the very beliefs that have shaped Western civilization. This film captures the change in human consciousness currently happening all over the planet, and the desire to live in harmony with oneself and the world.

Click on the photo to access A Quest For Meaning. Until April 23rd, you can add your email and watch the entire feature film for free!