Documentaries about Solutions
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Visions of Utopia - Experiments in Sustainable Culture (2016)
Visions of Utopia documents and profiles 7 diverse intentional communities in the United States. Have an inside look at what it is like to live in intentional communities from...
United Natures: a United Nations of all Species (2013)
United Natures explores the Rights of Mother Earth, Environmental Philosophy, Wisdom, Spirituality and the potential for a Neo-indigenous future for humanity. Directed and...
What a Strange Way of Life (2015)
This documentary closely follows the eco-village Cabrum, a recent community in northern Portugal; Cooperativa Integral Catalana, in Barcelona, which practices self-management...
One Day in Tamera (2016)
This short documentary is about the self sustaining community of Tamera, Portugal. In the film we speak with the residents of the community, who tell us how they made that...
DISOBEDIENCE: The Courage To Break Free (2016)
Disobedience is a new film about a new phase of the climate movement: courageous action that is being taken on the front lines of the climate crisis on every continent, led by...
A New Story for Humanity (2016)
Inspired by the New Story Summit at the Findhorn Foundation: a sold-out multicultural, multigenerational inquiry into a new story for humanity, attended by change makers and...
Pushing Through the Pavement: a Permaculture Action Story || OFFICIAL TOUR FILM
Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Story It’s true; musicians can be a catalyst for social change!  Watch the inspiring story about the first Permaculture...
POWER (2014)
POWER is Jeanny Gering's first independent short documentary, about women and girls in India who are learning to fight back. Debi Steven, martial arts champion and self defense...
The Great Everything & the Nothing (2016)
'This is the very definition of a film you MUST see before you die.' We all know that there's something odd about life. But we never really discuss it. 'The Great Everything &...
Money for Free (2015)
Around the globe, experiments are conducted with alternatives for the existing social security system that has become stuck. People no longer believe in centrally organised...
The Man Who Stopped the Desert (2010)
As early as the 1970's the word ' Sahel ', a word that describes that bleak land between the Sahara desert and the wet forest of tropical Africa , had become synonymous with...
Here and Now (2015)
Here and Now weaves together social justice, land conservation, human history, and scientific knowledge into a cohesive and moving story about what’s possible by working...
ʻĀINA: That Which Feeds Us (2015)
ʻĀINA (pronounced "eye-nah") means "That Which Feeds Us" in the Hawaiian language. The film highlights a way to address some of the most pressing environmental and health...
Can We Do It Ourselves? (2015)
Within modern life exists a paradox: we celebrate democracy as a political system, but not as an economic system, even though our workplaces have a far greater impact on our...
The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People (2015)
The Future of Energy is a powerful documentary that captures the movement across the United States to transition to renewable energy and what everyday people are doing to help...
The Bloom Episode 3: New Ways of the Sacred
Part III of The Bloom “New Ways of The Sacred” looks at how Transformational Festivals are venues for an active engagement with ancient, universal themes of MYTHOS, RITUAL and...
The Soil Solution To Climate Change (2013)
What If A Solution To Climate Change Was Beneath Your Feet?  Soil is a living universe beneath our feet. As important to our lives as clean air and water, soil also holds a...
The Bloom Episode 2: Practicing The New World
Part II of The Bloom explores how Transformational Festivals have become incubators and spaces for “Practicing The New World”, where the festivals are produced using a model of...
The Bloom Episode 1: Fundamental Frequencies
The Bloom Part I looks at the “Fundamental Frequencies” of the Transformational Festival experience—how they immerse participants in a world of INSPIRATION, restoring a deeply...
Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective (2015)
Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But what if our footprints were...
A Science of Behavior Applied to Society
This film covers cutting-edge perspectives in the areas of child development, education, sustainability, cultural change, and economics. It was produced for the 11th...
The Sacred Science (2011)
The Sacred Science is a groundbreaking documentary that captures an unprecedented glimpse into the ancient healing practices of the Amazon rainforest’s medicine men, or...
Return - A Story We Wrote Together
More than 5 years after the expropriation of €492,000 from 39 different banks, a group of activists reveal how the money was used and how they lived through the experience. The...
Transitions For Society: Job Guarantee and Basic Income (2014)
This film presents a huge social problem called technological unemployment. Whilst doing so, the film also presents two potential solutions to this major social issue. The...
Art Saved My Life (2014)
Filmmaker Damon Lee Patterson attempts to immortalize the power of art in his feature documentary Art Saved My Life. The film aims to show how art has the power to transform...
World Peace Is a Local Issue (2014)
WORLD PEACE IS A LOCAL ISSUE documents how local efforts can impact national issues. The story begins in 1983, showing worldwide efforts to reverse the escalation of the...
Singapore: Biophilic City (2012)
A whirlwind week in Singapore exploring the amazing story of how Singapore came to be one of the most 'biophilic' cities of the world, on the cutting edge of ecocity design and...
Another World (2013)
"Another World" is a film about the grassroots initiatives in Greece that form another world right here and now, away from the crisis and beyond capitalism (Greek narration...
The Nature of Cities (2010)
"The Nature Of Cities" follows the journey of Professor Timothy Beatley as he explores urban projects around the world, representing the new green movement that hopes to move...
Christie Walk: A Piece Of Ecocity (2011)
A Piece of Ecocity is an inspiring 2-part film about one of the only inner-city eco-housing projects in the world. It is a great example of what could be possible...
Freedom Ahead (2012)
Never before in known history have so many people relied on so few for the basic essentials of life. In our present-day democracies, freedom is slowly being commodified. We...
Rediscovering Newtown
What 3 words would you use to describe your home town? This is a small taster of the larger documentary yet to come which tries to summarise what the final production will be...
17 Days In Community: A Manifestation of Love (2014)
O.U.R. Ecovillage is a sustainable educational center and a presentation ground situated in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Their activities are...
Bill Mollison: In Grave Danger of Falling Food (1989)
In this introductory video to permaculture, Bill Mollison, the movement's co-founder, takes the viewer through the history and developments of the movement. With startlingly...
Seeds of Permaculture: If It's Beautiful, It's Better (2013)
An interactive film about permaculture in the tropics, with education and inspiration as the main threads running through this hour-and-a-half-documentary. We remind you...
The Taxing Question of Land (2013)
Complex tax systems allow for avoidance, evasion and expensive administration costs to both the public and private purse. At the recent G8 summit, the UK placed tax compliance...
Enough Is Enough (2014)
Enough Is Enough lays out a visionary but realistic alternative to the perpetual pursuit of economic growth-an economy where the goal is enough, not more. “Based on the...
In Transition 2.0: A Story of Resilience & Hope in Extraordinary Times (2012)
This film is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. There are stories of...
Natural Farming With Masanobu Fukuoka: Minimal Effort And Abundant Yields
Full-length documentary following the legendary Masanobu Fukuoka on a visit to India. Masanobu Fukuoka is a farmer/philosopher who lives on the Island of Shikoku, in southern...
Within Reach (2013)
Within Reach explores one couple's pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars, and traditional houses to 'bike-pack' 6500 miles...
Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud (1996)
This 90-minute biography of a fabulously quirky character aired on the PBS series American Masters. The producers found superb archival footage that demonstrated the genius and...
Letting Go (2010)
The film is an invitation for you to lead a richer, happier, more abundant and love-filled life. It is an invitation for you to share what you have learned with those that you...
Prosocial Progress: A Blueprint For Social Sustainability (2013)
Prosocial Progress aims to demonstrate how behavioural science can be utilised on a large scale in areas of child development, education and the culture itself in order to...
Connected: A Film for Change (2013)
'Connected' is a film made by Paul and Kate Maple, a UK based couple who have made it their lives for the last 4 years. Worried about the future and the seemingly...
Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (1997)
This is the story of an ancient meditation technique named Vipassana, which shows people how to take control of their lives and channel them toward their own good. It is...
The Killing Fields: How Land Taxation Can Support Wildlife Conservation In a Radical Way (2013)
The Killing Fields is a documentary highlighting the importance that economics and taxation plays in wildlife conservation. The Film explores the relationship between...
The Sustainability of Self (2012)
What defines true sustainability? How can we begin to create sustainability in a world that has such vastly differing views on the subject? If we perceive our external world...
Words From The Edge (2013)
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...
What's the Economy for, Anyway? (2010)
Ecological economist Dave Batker questions whether GDP is an adequate measure of society's well-being and suggests workable alternatives. In this film produced by John de...
Unveiled & Lifted (2013)
Unveiled and Lifted, a new documentary experience fuses music, art and insight to create an engaging assessment of the current problems facing humanity along with potential...