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56 films in package
The Sprayer
A tyrannical government forbids green plants, but when a soldier finds a plant sprouting from the earth, his humanity sparks something extraordinary, something big, something revolutionary.
Planet Soil
Planet Soil is a groundbreaking documentary that unveils the vital, the often overlooked, world beneath our feet.
On the edge of the past, Valeria Praţa strives for her present - and is threatened by the future.
The Egret River
A man and an egret lose their secret field and then decide to find a new one.
Mau: The Spirit Dreams of Cheraw
Mau visually documents ritual folklore, performance and Cheraw (Bamboo dance), revealing the forgotten histories of why Bamboo dance was performed, and what connections exist between the human and non-human through Bamboo in Mizoram.
The Recycling Myth
What really happens to our plastic waste once we put it in the recycling bin?
On a remote coast of the Siberian Arctic, a lonely man waits to witness an ancient gathering.
Into The Ice
The Greenland ice sheet harbours a secret.
Finding Solo
Finding Solo follows Malaysian filmmaker, Myles Storey, as he returns home in search of Solo, a white-handed gibbon believed to be the last of his kind in an isolated forest.
Between Earth & Sky
For her entire professional life, renowned ecologist Nalini Nadkarni pioneered climbing techniques to study "what grows back” after an ecological disturbance in the rainforest canopy. Now, after surviving a life-threatening fall from a tree, she must turn her research question onto herself in order to understand the effects of disturbance and recovery throughout her life.
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Feeling the Apocalypse
A psychotherapist struggling with climate anxiety explores what it means to live in a dying world.
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Eulogy for the Dead Sea
As the longest occupation in modern history ensues, the Dead Sea, a sacred body of water in the lowest place on earth becomes a site where a politically-driven environmental disaster threatens a once flourishing environment.
Patrick and the Whale
An inspiring and engaging tale of Patrick Dykstra and a sperm whale, “Dolores.”
Lethal Shopping
Jonás will pursue his happiness no matter the cost.
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The Mangrove Family
In Kerala, a family continues their father's extraordinary mangrove conservation legacy, resulting in greater protection for coastal communities from extreme weather events.
Biopixels uses the latest microscope technology to explore evolutionary biology through the wings of butterflies.
Chao Carbon
Mr. Aes Gener is a greedy mega-entrepreneur of the energy industry that makes dirty business in Chile.
Razing Liberty Square
The residents of Liberty Square public-housing community in Miami prepare to fight a new form of racial injustice—Climate Gentrification.
All Day and All of the Night
The film is about the relationship that a 13-year old girl has with water while living next to Ahmedabad’s largest landfill, Pirana
The Good Ocean
In an attempt to protect the Goan coastline by elevating it, ecologist and entrepreneur Gabriella D'cruz partners with a prominent restaurant in Mumbai, Masque.
Mulsotan - The Rooted
For three long decades, the Vasava tribal community of south Gujarat has been engaged in a non-violent struggle to maintain their land and forest rights.
Joy, a young forest ranger, combines the education of her two children with her commitment to protect the only family of mountain gorillas in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda.
The Farm Under the City
Follow Luke, a builder-turned-farmer on his inspirational journey to revolutionise the way we all think about urban farming.
All Flesh is Grass
A character discovers a mysterious fungal growth on their arm and strange visions ensue.
Fight with Care
The expanding industrial infrastructure on Chennai's coast threatens the fragile ecology of Ennore-Pulicat wetlands. These wetlands protect Chennai from floods and their fertile waters sustain diverse artisanal fishing villages. Fight with Care brings you the voices of fisherwomen who maintain this delicate ecosystem through everyday acts of care.
Space Trash
How can we collect the space trash and avoid future disasters?
Aravali - The Lost Mountains
The Aravali mountains are the oldest fold mountains in world and are being decimated by the mining activites in the region. This story is a balanced examination of the environmental, health and economic concerns around mining.
Tiger Army
A story of the foot-soldiers protecting tigers in the Sundarbans in India.
Beautiful Poison
After discovering the orange rivers in a former coal town poisoned by iron oxide, one artist has an unorthodox idea: to extract the chemical and transform it into pigment for paint.
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Building specialized drones, rovers, laser cannons, and exploding tortoise shells, biologist Tim Shields is waging an all-out technological war against ravens in a last ditch effort to save the Mojave desert tortoise from extinction.
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Kohora River
The Karbi tribe of Assam believes that nature is god and all rivers, streams, and living - non-living things are protected by deities, but now the river is disappearing from their lives.
Duty of Care: The Climate Trials
Duty of Care - The Climate Trials is the inside story of Roger Cox, the lawyer who initiated ground-breaking legal actions against the Dutch government and oil giant Shell.
From Dreams to Dust
Pola is a nickel miner and family man from Indonesia. The mineral nickel is a key component in electric cars, a supposedly sustainable technology paid for by Pola and his village.
Terra Mater
Technology and waste, in our lands, our systems, our bones.
Older Than Trees
Older than Trees is a film about hope for the future of sharks and rays. It speaks to the captivating, enigmatic nature of sharks, but also the fragility of their crucial place in our oceans, despite millennia of stability. The loss of a deep personal connection to individual sharks spurs the desire to make a difference, taking a path of science towards conservation.
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Dil Dariya Khawab Samander (My Heart is an Ocean)
Three children in Mumbai's fishing village ghettos have to deal with the conflict when one child's aspirations threaten the others' daily games.
This Mortal Plastik
A personal dive into the world’s most impersonal substance: plastics.
Path of the Panther
Drawn in by the haunting specter of the Florida panther, a wildlife photographer unites veterinarians, ranchers, conservationists, and Indigenous Peoples on the front lines of an accelerating battle between forces of renewal and destruction that have pushed the Everglades to the brink of ecological collapse.
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Wild Hope: Coffee for Water
A national park grows coffee to save a rainforest—and safeguard the communities and wildlife that depend on it.
Changing Landscape
An agrarian village which is affected by stone quarrying over 2 decades.
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Morisika: The Story of the Boatman
Morisika: The Story of the Boatman traces the personal histories of 8 lives that are intertwined with the river during the 19th, 20th and 21st century set against the backdrop of politicised and natural events.
Little Things
Prompted by curiosity, a little cow gets caught up in the mechanics of a giant destroyer.
For Tomorrow Paradise Arrives
Trash is piling up worldwide. To save the environment and the future of their children, young mothers have decided to find food for their family from supermarket trash bins.
Once There Was A Sea…
In the footsteps of the vanished Aral Sea, whose memory still haunts the inhabitants of a small Uzbek town. A film about the consequences of human decisions, and how they can affect daily life.
Bhed Chal (Herd Walk)
Amidst changing paradigms and new aspirations, two Nomadic shepherds walk across India’s oldest landscapes to keep alive the last connect between the civil and the wild.
Mhari Topali Ma Baans Bhamori
The film follows a bunch of people from Ratanpur village foraging for wild oyster mushrooms in the forest by the river Narmada, capturing their deep connection with the abundance and the mysteries of the wild.
Dear Future Children
A documentary about young activism worldwide
No Water No Village
Can India's highest villages survive without snow?
We Are Guardians
As the Indigenous forest guardians of the Tenetehara fend off the incessant encroachment of illegal loggers and invaders, a global story erupts entwining science, politics and ultimately the fate of the Amazon rainforest.
Machi (Fish)
A beautiful poem about where tradition and biodiversity meet.
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The Last Seed
The Last Seed focuses on broad themes relating to the state of food and agriculture in Africa in the 21st century.
The Floating World
After being transported into a 19th-century Edo painting, a university student discovers everyday sustainable practices from history to bring home to modern Japan.
She Run The World
Faced with the cracks in the system, three young Indian women take it upon themselves to find modern solutions and emerge as the pioneers of urban sustainability, transforming lifestyles and landscapes.
Hidden away in a corner of Rajasthan, a tribe live in harmony with their resident leopards.
Between The Rains
A childhood caught up in tribal expectations and the looming threat of climate change
The Whaler
Why is illegal whale hunting still being allowed in Iceland?
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In a land contaminated and occupied by the Sprayers army, no one has the right to grow any kind of plants either in public or private. To do so is considered a seditious act punishable by death. So many of the people and soldiers do not even know what a plant looks like or how it grows.Then one day one of the soldiers finds a seed buried deep down in the dust and his curiosity begins something extraordinary, something big, something revolutionary.

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  • Director
    Farnoosh Abedi
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    Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults
  • Filmmaker
    Farnoosh Abedi