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?

Bullfrog Films | 2010 | 89 minutes

Beijing Besieged by Waste

Beijing Besieged by Waste

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

dGenerate Films | 2011 | 72 minutes

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.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 87 minutes

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.

National Film Board of Canada | 2001 | 84 minutes

A Fierce Green Fire

A Fierce Green Fire

The documentary of record on the environmental movement.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 101 minutes

Green Fire

Green Fire

Explores the life and legacy of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold (A Sand County Almanac) and his land ethic philosophy.

Bullfrog Films | 2015 | 73 minutes

The Human Scale

The Human Scale

Acclaimed architect Jan Gehl and his team are on a humanistic mission to reclaim public space in mega cities for pedestrians (and cyclists) rather than cars. This human/new approach to city planning is put to test in Denmark, Los Angeles, New York, China, Australia, New Zealand and India.

KimStim | 2012 | 77 minutes

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.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 85 minutes

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.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 52 minutes

Planetary

Planetary

A provocative and breathtaking wakeup call - a cross continental cinematic journey that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 84 minutes