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An intimate portrait of the American West and the effects of its nuclear industry. In a Colorado small town, the health and environmental impacts of an Uranium mill suddenly become pit against the opportunity of work and a better life for residents.
Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the 3rd San Francisco Green Film Festival.
Anna, Emma And The CondorsRead more
For many Americans, the bicycle is a choice. An expensive toy. An eco-conscious mode of transportation. For countless others across the globe, it is much more. A story about how the bicycle can change the world—one pedal stroke at a time.
World famous Japanese artist Susumu Shingu sculpts the winds and follows them in search of a resting place, a wind-powered home, for his long, lifetime dream of Breathing Earth. A film about the wind, the philosophy of a wise person, about art and love and dreams.
Student Tim DeChristopher successfully bid $1.7 million dollars on unspoiled Federal land in Utah scheduled for federal oil and gas lease sales. Without intention of paying. All in the name of climate justice. The act cost him a 2-year Federal prison sentenceRead more
Switch unassumingly explores the vast landscape of energy generation. We follow geologist Scott Tinker as he studies energy sources in an effort to understand the fundamental transition that must take place in order to adequately provide for the world’s future energy needs.
Would you risk your life to flip a switch? In Kanpur, India, putting oneself in harm’s way to deliver electrical power is all too common. Powerless sheds light on the opposing corners of this political ring, from Loha Singh’s electrical Robin Hood tapping wires for neighbors to the myopic utility company whose failure to understand economics forces it deeper into financial disarray. This vibrant exposé gives a whole new meaning to the words “power struggle.”Read more
Follow a united front of musicians, scientists and activists as they gather on the doorstep of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to host a rushed protest concert to ban hydraulic-fracturing.Read more