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Recommended Adult viewing
Making Energy Saving Easy
With the credit crunch biting, we need ways to save some pennies. So take a look at this video which shows small changes that can be made around your home with minimal expense, effort and time. And most importantly save energy/fossil fuels.
Sustainable Paper Manufacturing
NAFICI Environmental Research Ltd are a Sussex based company who are at the forefront of the research and development into the use of straw (wheat, barley, oat), transforming it efficiently into paper pulp. They recently asked Take One Productions to produce this 2 minute video in a bid to attract partners and investors.
by Josh Fox
It is happening all across America-rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a reservoir dubbed the “Saudi Arabia of natural gas.” Halliburton developed a way to get the gas out of the ground-a hydraulic drilling process called “fracking”-and suddenly America finds itself on the precipice of becoming an energy superpower.
Chasing Ice –
by James Balog
Acclaimed photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. In Chasing Ice, Balog deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.
An Inconvienient Truth –
by Davis Guggenheim
This documentary weaves the science of global warming with Al Gore’s personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change. It makes the compelling case that global warming is real, man-made, and its effects will be cataclysmic if we don’t act now.
An informative documentary asking the question – What Are the Bees Telling Us? A profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis (which could lead to a global food crisis) we meet underground beekeepers all over the world who are devoting their lives to saving bees.
The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever. Watch for free online here: http://www.storyofstuff.org/movies-all/story-of-stuff/
An epic adventure into the lush, psychedelic paradise of Pandora – a moon in a far away solar system which is being mined for precious metals, threatening the world of the indigenous people who live in deep connection with the natural world.
The 11th Hour is the last moment when change is possible. The film explores how we’ve arrived at this moment – how we live, how we impact the earth’s ecosystems, and what we can do to change our course.
An award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label one of the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century – The World Water Crisis.
In a distant, but not so unrealistic future, where mankind has abandoned earth because it has become covered with trash from products sold by the powerful multi-national Buy N Large corporation, WALL-E, a garbage collecting robot has been left to clean up the mess.
A film about the true price of oil, that launched an epic First Amendment battle with Chevron about the infamous Amazon pollution case, one of the largest and most controversial environmental lawsuits on the planet.
This is an optimistic, solutions-based, non-preachy, non-partisan, big tent film that shows tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national & energy security and promotes health & a clean environment.
Pete Postlethwaite stars as a man living in the devastated future world of 2055, looking back at old footage from our time and asking: why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance?
Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary of 2009, THE COVE follows an elite team of activists, filmmakers and freedivers as they embark on a covert mission to penetrate a remote and hidden cove in Taiji, Japan, shining a light on a dark and deadly secret about what is happening to the dolphins that live there.
The film documents two years of work of Brazilian contemporary modern artist Vik Muniz in creating art with the cooperation of scavengers of recyclables working at Jardim Gramacho, one of the world’s largest landfills, serving the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
More than 20 years ago, Dr. Jane Goodall, now 75, decided to give up her career as a primatologist, as well as her private life, in order to devote all her energy to saving our endangered planet. Since then she’s been spending 300 days a year scouring the globe on her mission to spread hope for future generations.
Paikea Apirana is a 12-year-old girl struggling to become the chief of the tribe, a role her grandfather believes is reserved for males. Her rite of passage takes her into a deep connection with the natural world.
This stunning documentary series invites the viewer into some of the most beautiful and impossible locations and presents intimate moments with our planet and her creatures.
A strikingly beautiful, meditative, non-linear poem of a film, exploring the shared language of all animals and our interconnectedness with them and the entire natural world.
This beautiful documentary journeys with Emperor penguins as they march single file through trials and tribulations, to their traditional breeding ground.
A love ode to our planet – we literally flies alongside flocks of birds as they migrate thousands of miles.
Baraka is an incredible nonverbal film containing images from six continents. The film has no plot, contains no actors and has no script, instead it reveals the most beautiful and most challenging aspects of humanity and our relationship to the planet.
No Impact Man –
Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.
The Future of Hope –
Over the past 20 years we have seen a growing realization that the current model for society and culture is unsustainable. We have been living beyond our means… A character driven documentary following individuals that strive to change the world of consumerism, a system of credit and debt that the Icelandic economy was built upon for the past 10 years or more. Focusing on sustainable developments in nature, organic farming, business, innovation and renewable energy – filled with positivity and emotion as we are taken on a story of struggle, determination and most importantly…hope. ‘Future of Hope’ takes you on a journey from the history to the present and even into the future of a new and sustainable Iceland..
The science of Miracles –
In The Science of Miracles you will discover paradigm-shattering revelations that demonstrate why: We are not limited by the laws of physics, as we know them today! We are not limited by the laws of biology, as we know them today! Our DNA is a code that we can change and “upgrade” by choice.We want you, the people of Sussex, to take some ownership of the site.
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