Tag: environment

More than human

Peter Mettler is known for his intuitive and experimental film making. The new film Becoming Animal has also an ecological and philosophical depth, as it involves the Canadian philosopher David Abram.

Zero conference and Nobel prices

If you are prone to dismiss warnings about environmental destruction as exaggerations, you might as well stop reading right away.

Does the end justify the means?
(A River Below)

The power of science versus the power of television in the attempt to save the pink river dolphin.

The death of nature
(Green Utopias)

By combining a sociological approach to the climate crisis with examples drawn from literature and film, interesting new horizons are revealed in this British publication.

Visions du Reel: Dispossession and Anote’s Ark

Two films dissect the destructive forces wrought by capitalism on the world, and the commodification of all it has to offer. The land, livelihood and the history of humans and animals alike all serve as fodder for the grinding gears of the machine. Does this constitute an act of war?

A warning message to the enlightened consumer
(The Green Lie)

«They tell me I can save the world… the orang-utans, the dolphins, the oceans, the rain forest, and even humankind–all I have to do is buy sustainable and fair products. But that’s a lie.» – Werner Boote, The Green Lie

Failure to act could have dire consequences

Could modern civilisation break down? Yes, of course it could. Anyone who rejects this statement as alarmist, should watch The Age of Consequences.

There is nowhere to run
(Nowhere to run)

The vast environmental phenomena characteristic of Africa’s most populous nation – Nigeria – are displayed across the current social occurrences in an independent, politically engaging, one-hour documentary screening at Oslo’s upcoming Human Rights Human Wrongs Film Festival.

Bergen’s World Theatre

BERGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL returns our global foresight and belief in the future. Here are two of the environmental films from Norway’s most important film festival.

Tangible measures to help save tomorrow
(Tomorrow)

There is no excuse to wait till tomorrow. The documentary Tomorrow presents constructive solutions to the world’s environmental issues.
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