Featuring groundbreaking footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes the audience through time into the world of Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Connecting past, present, and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck.
Bay Area documentary filmmaker Judy Irving showed excerpts from her work-in-progress film Pelican Dreams about the most enigmatic of our local birds, the Brown Pelican.Read more
This beautiful documentary chronicles professional surfer Dave “Rasta” Rastovich’s path to cetacean protection. Rasta’s latest campaign - a 660km sailing expedition along Australia’s Gold Coast – provides the backdrop for this evolution. His quest to gather support from professional surfers, seek guidance from Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson, and visit with California’s first coastal tribe, leads to a showdown in Taiji, Japan, made notorious in The Cove.Read more
How did sushi become a global cuisine? What began as a simple but elegant food sold by Tokyo street vendors has become a worldwide phenomenon. Shot in five nations, the film explores the tradition, growth and future of this popular cuisine. As ocean predators such as Bluefin Tuna are auctioned at astronomical rates, we see that sushi is big money and these fish are gold.Read more
Jon Shenk spends a year with President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives as he confronts a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced – the literal survival of his country and everyone in it, due to the devastating impacts of climate change. Witness the first chapter of his global environmental fight, a fight which, following his forced resignation on February 7th, has clearly only just begun...Read more
Through visually stunning footage from over fifty countries, all shot from an aerial perspective, acclaimed photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand shows us a view most of us have never seen. He shares with us his sense of awe about our planet and his concern for its health.Read more
Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags that they throw away without much thought. Bag It! follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic world.Read more