Werner Herzog paints a picturesque portrait of Siberian fur trappers living in the heart of the Taiga. Herzog's philosophical narration -- enchanted by this outpost free from phones, taxes and all the trappings of modern life -- elevates Happy People above most nature docs.
This entertaining documentary captures a time-lapse view of these back-to-the-landers told with moving personal stories of dedicated tribal families— lots of freedom but little cash, unflinching grass-roots activism and hippie kids who today ask whether free love was really free.
An examination of our deep dependence on the natural world and the significant threat to that world posed by war and preparation for war. This film proposes that, if we cannot eliminate war, we can demand that destructive forces used in our name leave a lighter footprint on this highly vulnerable planet.
The story of the epic victory of the people of Esquel, a little town in Argentinean Patagonia, that defeated huge economical and political powers, making a big choice about their own future.
When Jon Bowermaster arrived in Louisiana in July 2008 to make a film about the relationship between man and water, he could never have predicted his reportage would end with the planet’s biggest ecologic disaster – the BP oil spill polluting the Gulf of Mexico.
San Bruno Mountain is the largest intact fragment of wild San Francisco. For fifty years, many people have fought to protect the mountain and its rare butterflies. This is a story about the rights of nature and the rights of people, one of compromise and commitment, and one about the difficult choices we all have to make.