Amazonie, Ultime Frontiere (Amazon: The Final Frontier)

Description: The Amazon is considered the “lungs” of the world and Amazon River runs through it. With deforestation, fires and overgrazing, the Amazon is being destroyed. But the government of Brazil has taken the lead on protecting this vast resource. Government agencies are working together with local communities to develop an effective model of resource […] Read more »

At the Center of the Land of Wells and Men

Description: In the rural areas of Niger, most wells are dug the traditional way: with men lowered deep into the ground on a rudimentary rope harness. This documentary takes you to the center of the earth with them. Amani Mahamane is a Master Well-digger. He has dug 77 wells, his father 90 wells, and his […] Read more »

Carpa Diem

Description: “Carpa Diem” wishes to shake consciences with a surrealistic approach by dealing with the phenomenon of wasting resources, in particular the most precious one: water. A small daily gesture which, multiplied by billions of people, could contribute to the saving of this precious resource, not only for human beings but for the planet itself. […] Read more »

No Impact Man

Description: Author Colin Beavan, in research for his next book, began the No Impact Project in November 2006. A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency and vows to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year. No more automated transportation, […] Read more »

Yindabad

Description: Sardar Sarovar, an impressive cement wall of 121 meters in height, stops river Narmada’s flow. It is part of the faraonic “Narmada Valley Development Project”, that plans the construction of more than 3000 dams, some of them of huge dimensions. Over two and a half million people are affected, most of them adivasis (indigenous) […] Read more »