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Before The Flood
Director: Fisher Stevens
USA 2016, 1h 36min.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.

Director: Andreas Johnsen
Netherlands 2016,1h 13min

The insects we once regarded with disgust are now being touted as the solution to the world’s food shortages. Can insects really save the world?

THE SUBJECTION. Director and scriptwriter: Stefan Jarl

Why submit ourselves?  Stefan Jarl asks in the documentary The Subjection. Why do we accept a life surrounded by danger – unnecessary hazards, which exist because someone profits from them?

The Commune
Director: Thomas Vinterberg.
Denmark 2016.

«The Commune» takes on the recognition that local socialism is so very hard to achive.

Into Eternity
Director: Michael Madsen
Denmark/ Finland/Sweden/Italy, 2010, 75 min

Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami, leading to the nuclear accidents at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, have accelerated the immediacy of Michael Madsen’s newest documentary, Into Eternity. The scientists simply do not know how to answer.

El Ejido, The Law Of Profit
Director: Jawad Rhalib.
Belgium 2006, 82 min.

During the tour of Europe’s food industry presented in Erwin Wagenhofer's documentary “We Feed the World”, there is a sequence about the greenhouses covering Almeria.

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