Celebrated UK broadcaster and naturalist Chris Packham goes on a personal journey to decide for himself if it's ethically acceptable to break the law to protest against government policies on climate change. In this deeply personal film, Chris considers whether he is prepared to risk jail and other, potentially-career ending consequences to bring about change. He meets climate change activists who believe mass civil disobedience is necessary to force policy change. But are their actions justified to combat the climate crisis?
Join former White House climate advisor Molly Kawahata as she prepares for an expedition in the Alaska Range while working to create a new climate narrative that centers her favorite question—What can I do to help?—with a surprising answer.
The Beasts tells the story of a French couple who practise environmentally friendly agriculture in a small village in Galicia. The foreign pair find themselves immersed in a conflict with local residents who have decided to collectively sell their lands to a Norwegian company looking to install wind turbines on the mountainside. The French couple, who refuse to sign the agreement – a decision that blocks the deal for the Galician locals – end up exacerbating already tense relations and being harassed by their neighbours, fuelled by other issues.
Extrapolations introduces a near future where the chaotic effects of climate change have become embedded into our everyday lives. Eight interwoven stories about love, work, faith and family from across the globe will explore the intimate, life-altering choices that must be made when the planet is changing faster than the population.
Don't Look Up finds Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio playing a pair of intrepid astronomers as they try (and mostly fail) to warn the world about a planet-killing comet that’s hurtling toward Earth. Climate change is nevery mentioned in Don't Look Up but it gets across the imminence of the climate crisis, and the failure of both the media and society at large to fully reflect that urgency.
This award winning series features a team of correspondents from the entertainment and news industries travelling around the world to report on effects of global warming and what people are doing to find solutions for it. Among the stories told are Oscar-winner Matt Damon's reporting on the health impact of heat waves around the globe, Golden Globe-winner Michael C. Hall's travelling to Bangladesh to get a vision of the future, and Emmy-winning journalist Lesley Stahl's heading to Greenland to examine the fate of the Arctic. Actors Don Cheadle, Harrison Ford and Jessica Alba are among the other entertainment icons who…
A lyrical tapestry of a place and people, King Coal, meditates on the complex history and future of the coal industry, the communities it has shaped, and the myths it has created. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon reshapes the boundaries of documentary filmmaking in a spectacularly beautiful and deeply moving immersion into Central Appalachia where coal is not just a resource, but a way of life, imagining the ways a community can re-envision itself.
A documentary film about the benefits of plant-based eating for athletic performance, is an eye opening journey into how much we actually don’t know about why we eat meat, and its effect on our physical health. The film, presented by Oscar-winner James Cameron and other star-studded celebs including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Novak Djokovic and Lewis Hamilton, follows the journey of former UFC fighter and combative trainer James Wilks.
Award-winning director Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. Gameau imagines a future for his four-year old daughter Velvet, where climate change has been solved. Gameau travels around the world investigating numerous solutions that can contribute towards climate mitigation.
Alcarrás tells the story of a Spanish family that lived off farming for generations. Their neighbours and owners of the land, are demanding it be given back to produce photovoltaic energy. This film is a reflection of a phenomenon that is sweeping the entire country. The energy transition, once purported to be fair, is now attracting criticism as it is implemented in different locations that are fighting back.