The third part of Gary Hustwit’s design film trilogy, joining Helvetica (2007) and Objectified (2009), is a captivating and lively look at the design of cities. Urbanized examines how major urban environments are adapting to the challenges of today and tomorrow, particularly climate change and population growth. This eye-opening film looks at the issues and promises facing some of the world’s important cities.Read more
Follow charismatic chef Tony Geraci on his passionate and tenacious journey to overhaul the school lunch program serving 83,000 students in Baltimore’s public schools. “It’s about trying to help a city heal itself using food as a vehicle”.
Having moved from Maine to New York City, ﬁlmmaker Ian Cheney ﬁnds himself in an environment so ﬂooded with artificial light that one can scarcely make out a star in the night sky. The City Dark follows Cheney as he seeks to learn the true impact of light pollution on people, animals, and the environment, and shines new light on the meaning of dark.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
Prominent environmental activists, Nobel laureates, innovative businessmen and politicians describe the possibility to switch to 100% renewables within the next 30 years, in this compelling new film.
Jackson, Silva, and Okech fight against the odds as they confront massive international development projects threatening to destroy their homes and livelihoods in rural Kenya. A unique opportunity to experience foreign aid through the lens of the people it is intended to help.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
Follow Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles’ supermarkets. An inspiring film about America's food waste that is equal parts entertainment, guerrilla journalism, and call to action.Read more
An analysis of the flow of water from mountain to aqueduct, city to sea. Shot around the Eastern Sierra Nevada, Owens Valley, Los Angeles Aqueduct, Los Angeles River and Pacific Ocean, and constructed entirely from single frame photography.Read more
This adventure in São Paulo reveals the day-to-day life of Claudinês, serving as a symbol of the thousands of people in Brazil who resort to recycling in order to make a living and suffer prejudice and discrimination as a result.