Earth Day

A selection of powerful films to enhance Earth Day programs (15 films)

The Age of Stupid

The Age of Stupid

A documentary-drama-animation hybrid set in 2055: An old man wonders why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?

An Ecology of Hope

An Ecology of Hope

A profile of Pierre Dansereau, ecologist, visionary and inveterate optimist, who believes that while the environment may be threatened by human beings, it will also be saved by them.

If A Tree Falls

If A Tree Falls

The Academy Award-nominated story of the radicalization of an environmental activist, from his involvement in and later disillusionment with Earth Liberation Front sabotage, to his eventual arrest by the FBI and incarceration as a domestic terrorist.

Mr. CO2

Mr. CO2

Traveling from Copenhagen to China, and from Australia to the US, this documentary looks at the state of carbon emissions and efforts to rein them in.

Plastic Paradise

Plastic Paradise

Angela Sun reveals the effects of our rabid plastic consumption as she investigates The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Racing To Zero

Racing To Zero

Follows San Francisco's innovative efforts towards achieving zero waste, thereby dramatically reducing the city's carbon footprint.

The Wisdom to Survive

The Wisdom to Survive

Examines the challenges that climate change poses and discusses meaningful action that can be taken by individuals and communities.

Beijing Besieged by Waste

Beijing Besieged by Waste

Wang Jiu-liang travels to more than 500 landfills, documenting Beijing's unholy cycle of consumption.

DamNation

DamNation

Explores the sea change in national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the call for dam removal as awareness grows that our own future is bound to the health of our rivers.

A Fierce Green Fire

A Fierce Green Fire

The documentary of record on the environmental movement.