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Showing 1 - 10 of 16 titles with a criteria of Subject is Toxic Waste


Choropampa

When a devastating mercury spill by the world's richest gold mining corporation hits a quiet peasant village in the Peruvian Andes, a courageous young mayor emerges to lead his people on a quest for healthcare and justice.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 75 minutes

Death By Design

Death By Design: The Dirty Secret of our Digital Addiction investigates the electronics industry and reveals how even the smallest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

Global Environmental Justice | 2017 | 73 minutes

A Fierce Green Fire

The documentary of record on the environmental movement.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 101 minutes

Gold's Lethal Toll in Indonesia

Spotlights the alarming global rise of mercury pollution of air, water, and soil as well as severe disabilities, diseases, and death attributed to mercury poisoning in developing communities involved in small-scale gold mining, one of the major sources of mercury pollution worldwide.

Global Environmental Justice | 2015 | 7 minutes

Homeland

The stories of five remarkable Native American activists in four communities who are fighting to protect Indian lands against disastrous environmental hazards, preserving their sovereignty and ensuring the cultural survival of their peoples. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2005 | 88 minutes

Lifting the Veil on Polluters in China

In central Beijing, a small but ambitious environmental NGO is calling on major international corporations including Apple, Walmart and Hugo Boss, to take responsibility for suppliers who are fouling China's air and water as they produce goods for Western consumers.

Global Environmental Justice | 2015 | 8 minutes

A New Moon Over Tohoku

* New film added Fall 2020 * 
A New Moon Over Tohoku is a moving story of love, survival, and Japanese tradition in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in northeastern Japan. film chronicles the healing journey of both the Canadian-Japanese filmmaker and the Japanese residents affected by the disaster as  Tohoku residents speak out for the first time, breaking away from their cultural silence to share their own stories.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 98 minutes

Plastic China

Reveals the unsafe conditions in which adults and children alike toil, as they seek to eke out a basic living by processing toxic plastic waste products.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 82 minutes

Plastic China (selected excerpts)

If time is short these four excerpts from Plastic China could be assigned for viewing or shown in class.  Total running time is 35 minutes.
  This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 35 minutes

RiverBlue

* New film added Fall 2020*
Host Mark Angelo documents the profound and alarming impact of textile factories serving the fast fashion industry in Western countries, on rivers in Bangladesh, China, India, and Indonesia. Leading clothing designers propose more sustainable methods.

Global Environmental Justice | 2017 | 147 minutes