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This is a movie about how we have left the natural connection to the planet. The movie investigates how this has happened, the incredible amounts of pollutants that we are exposed to, even as a fetus, and the technology that can help resolve these challenges over time. In...
Hidden Harvest Ottawa co-founder Katrina Siks explains how her organisation works in Canada's capital city to exploit the underutilized resource offered by fruit and nut trees in private and public spaces.
Did the brainiac space man played by Matthew Mcconaughey ever stop to consider the possibility that continuing to rely on massive homogeneous corn fields was driving the death of the planet? No, no he did not. This parody video isn't directly related to the movie, but it...
A short film fom Over Grow The System that showcases young farmers who are growing the change they want to see in the word. Over Grow The System has been dedicated to raising awareness around our food system, sustainability, and how to live a life that is more in tune with...
”An organic farmer is the best scientist of today, because they actually have to understand how nature works in order to produce.They are the best health specialist of today, because they are giving us the food that gives us health. An organic farmer is the best steward of...
Seeds of Hope, produced, directed and edited by Danny Miller (Turning the Canoe, Changing Tides) is a documentary that explores the food and agriculture industry in Hawai'i and problems resulting from land use, importing foods and GMO test sites.  For more information about...
This is not sustainable.
Prayer for the Great Turning May the turning of the Earth save us. May the turning of the seasons & the turning of the leaves save us. May we be saved by the worms, the beetles & the microbes turning the soil. May we be saved by the turning of vegetation into compost & the...
This viral public awareness video has a powerful and heart-tugging message about the consequences of our eating and lifestyle habits - dating back to our first years of life.
Between 2009 and 2011, Animal Aid secretly filmed inside nine randomly-chosen UK slaughterhouses and found eight of them were breaking animal welfare laws. The on-site vets did not see or report any of the breaches. UK slaughterhouses need independently-monitored CCTV...
The Permaculture Orchard : Beyond Organic is a full-length educational film that will give you the tools necessary to get started on your own project, whether it's a multi-acre commercial orchard, or a few fruit trees in your urban backyard. Get the film at...
Permaculture designers and educators Bonita Ford and Sébastien Bacharach talk about how they integrate permaculture principles in the way they design their garden and other aspects of their life.
Worlds apart, a five-star chef, a twelve year-old girl, and a retired school teacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement in the fight against hunger. Award-winning chef Narayanan Krishnan, fighting against the caste system in India, quits...
In Singapore, the challenge of feeding a growing population is pushing the concept of urban farming to new heights. A super-efficient vertical farming system is producing greens for 5 million residents. "Can we supply enough food for everyone on the planet?" is a question...
"Our Seeds" addresses the problems of globalised food based on hybrids that require pesticides and synthetic fertilisers. The film shows how individuals and small groups have solved these problems. A celebration of the seed keepers that stand at the source of humanity's...
FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental...
This is the movie the food industry doesn't want you to see. FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S.
Hemp is a misunderstood plant with compelling benefits for healthy homes, food, farmers, job creation and our environment. Industrial hemp is non-psychoactive and grown in thirty other nations but currently U.S. farmers are prohibited from this economic opportunity.
Val and Eli take us on a tour of their magical permagarden in Jacksonville FL. They have created a wonderful, natural space filled with self-sustaining fruits, vegetables, herbs, medicines, colors, water, fragrances, and wildlife. This is the very best fast food! 
Seed Act is a short film about how different people and organisations get hands on for seed sovereignty, to protect life, biodiversity and the production of healthy seeds, in a world which is increasingly regulated and suffocated by seed acts, legislations limiting what has...
Abby Martin takes a look at the meat industry, and the massive government subsidies that are allocated toward it, asking why the price of meat doesn't match its free market value. 
We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Just Eat It looks at our systemic obsession with expiry dates, perfect produce and portion sizes, and...
Pro surfer and activist, Kyle Thiermann, takes a trip to the north shore of Oahu to find out how GMOs are impacting the land and the people on the Hawaiian Islands -- and what it means for the rest of us. GET INVOLVED: http://www.surfingforchange.com/.
Go Green, Go Vegan is a short clip about a movement of volunteers promoting the vegan lifestyle in Taiwan. They offer vegan lunch boxes to the younger generation in different schools and universities to offer sustainable solutions to inspire teenagers for green actions.
The film, narrated by Peter and produced and directed by Tom and Barbara Burstyn, features Peter Proctor of New Zealand, the father of bio-dynamic agriculture. The documentary highlights his journey throughout India helping farmers revive their poisoned soil. Various...
As the world’s agriculture and food systems face a crisis of disappearing seed diversity, a new short film tells the story of how African farming communities and organisations are reviving traditional seed diversity across the continent, and resisting mounting corporate...
Collective Eye Films is raising funds for SEED: The Untold Story - The Final Push on Kickstarter! Inspiring documentary unearths the dramatic story of seeds. From creators of QUEEN OF THE SUN & REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN. Go to Kick Starter to Read More and Contribute to...
Despite an increased awareness of overfishing, the majority of people still know very little about the scale of the destruction being wrought on the oceans. This film presents an unquestionable case for why overfishing needs to end and shows that there is still an...
It all started, in part, with Thomas Chevallier growing his own organic veggies and realizing the benefits of following a system that reflects the natural world, not only in the healthy food that was being produced, but the lesson of everything's inter connectivity. If...
About 70% of the food we eat contains genetically engineered ingredients and the biotech industry is spending million a year to convince us that this technology is our only hope. Using hilarious and disturbing archival footage and featuring interviews with farmers...
In the midst of our nation's commercialized food system, a small family farm fights for a sustainable future by growing food, growing relationships and growing communities.  
Twenty years ago, Stefan Sobkowiak bought a commercial apple orchard with the intention of converting it to an organic orchard. He did just that, but eventually understood the limitations of the organic model originating from monoculture. He then decided to tear out most of...
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The Right To Save Seed is an animated movie which explains when farmers can resow their seed in Europe. With the help of Magnum, Agata, Dali and Mona Lisa -- four varieties of potatoes that really exist -- the movie covers different legal situations with humour and a lot of...
About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants have faced intense persecution and have been branded as "infiltrators" by right-wing politicians and...
Words From The Edge is a film about the unprecedented transition that we are undergoing from a culture of industrial growth and inequality to what must inevitably be more localised, sustainable, living economies. It's a film about what this shift involves, and what we need...
In this parody of "Beat It," GMO executives have taken over the food chain, so a group of dedicated citizens march to face them off in an epic battle, but something nefarious and unexpected happens... Inspired by the worldwide March Against Monsanto protests. Produced by...
Rainforests are being destroyed for palm oil and pushing the last wild orangutans to the brink of extinction. At Rainforest Action Network our goal is to collect 60,600 photo petitions - that's one person for each orangutan remaining in the wild. TAKE ACTION TODAY TO...
Award-winning filmmaker Byron Hurt offers a fascinating exploration of the soul food tradition, its relevance to black cultural identity, and its continuing popularity despite the known dangers of high-fat, high-calorie diets. Inspired by his father's lifelong love affair...
Who controls the future of your food? GMO OMG explores the systematic corporate takeover and potential loss of humanity's most precious and ancient inheritance: seeds. Director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted...
The trailer for the upcoming documentary, Growing Cities, a film about two young men's journey across America to learn about urban agriculture and how it is revitalizing cities one animal, vegetable, and chicken at a time.   Take Action Community screenings will begin...
Abby Martin breaks down the hypocrisy of the GOP pushing to defund food stamps by separating the program from the congressional farm bill, all the while accepting millions of dollars in kickbacks from the federal government in the form of subsidies for their private farms. 
The Botany of Desire is a PBS documentary on the evolutionary relationship between humans and plants, based on the book by Michael Pollan.
The capitalization of the commons worldwide by massive financial corporations threatens to industrialize lands that have been cared for and sustained by the native populations.  The source of these actions has to do with feeding the rich countries that have populations...
Produced by Chipotle and created by the Academy Award–winning Moonbot Studios - this masterfully animated film feels like more than an implicitly subversive attack on big agribusiness corporations like Cargill, Tyson and Monsanto. In true artistic form, no such names are...
This video is so simple, but the impression it left on me, looking into the eyes of this being left an indelible impression on me. What you are seeing is from the state of Pará, Brazil, where animals await their fates fearing any human approach. In Brazil, an ox is...
In this 9 minute animated short film, Poor Johnny doesn't like "healthy" food. What could possibly persuade him to eat all his "veggies"? Use the following for Tweets : @infomaticfilms #gmoagogo NOTICE: You may use this film ONLY if it stays intact. No part of it may be...
To the rhythm of conveyor belts and immense machines, the film looks without commenting into the places where food is produced in Europe: monumental spaces, surreal landscapes and bizarre sounds - a cool, industrial environment which leaves little space for individualism...
Can you put this video into words? It's a clip from the phenomenal documentary Samsara, directed by Ron Fricke, who also made Baraka.  If you're interested in watching Samsara, you can go here to buy the DVD or find on-demand streaming services where it's available like...
If you've ever seen footage taken inside industrial farms, you know it isn't pretty. In fact, it's so ugly that it's against the law in some states to even look. - Silveira Carolyn Read more about this story here.