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Showing 1 - 10 of 16 titles with a criteria of Subject is Rural Sociology


Cabbage, Potatoes and other Demons

1 village, 1.000 tractors, 100.000 tons of cabbages & potatoes each year - which are hardly sold and eventually destroyed. Is there any way out?

Deckert Distribution | 2016 | 60 minutes

E. F. Schumacher...

Summary of Schumacher's economic arguments referring to the world energy situation.

Bullfrog Films | 1979 | 16 minutes

Farmsteaders

Follows Nick and Celeste Nolan and their young family on a journey to resurrect Nick's grandfather's dairy farm as a locally sustainable family farm.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 52 minutes

Fight for Areng Valley + Lost World

* New films  added Fall 2020 * 

In the Areng valley in southwest Cambodia  members  of the Chong community, supported by  Buddhist  monks, oppose the construction of a dam that would flood their forest homeland. In Lost World sand mining on Cambodia's west coast undermines the mangrove forest ecosystem that supports a local fishery and a communal way of life. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2018 | 25 minutes

The Grasslands Project - Homecoming

Across the Prairies, annual celebrations take place in countless small communities.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 7 minutes

The Grasslands Project - les Fransaskois

The southern Prairies are overwhelmingly anglophone, yet a strong and vibrant francophone population persists in the small rural communities that dot this landscape.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 8 minutes

The Grasslands Project - Life out Here

Ranching and farming are male-dominated industries. But women have a strong voice in the operations, and some women have been running their own ranches for decades.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 12 minutes

The Grasslands Project - No Other Place

The landscape of the southern Prairies is spectacular, and has influenced artists for thousands of years.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 9 minutes

The Grasslands Project - Population 21

Wood Mountain is literally a bend in the road. It’s lost all four of its grain elevators, the railway was torn up, the old hotel is in ruins, and the school has been closed for a decade

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 9 minutes

The Grasslands Project - The Last One

These small farms are a thing of the past,” laments Herb Pidt, whose family homesteaded on this land in the 1920s.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 6 minutes