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“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”  This is a consciousness-shifting clip from the excellent film "Occupied Cascadia," released online for free by the film-makers in 2012. Watch the full film here. 
This absorbing documentary focuses on 10 visionary New Zealanders out to prove that a shift in consciousness can heal our environment. You'll be inspired, and never look at stinging nettle in your garden in quite the same way again.  "This inspirational film weaves together...
"The whole process of nature is a process of immense complexity and it is really impossible to tell whether something that happens in it is good or bad." A parable about life and nature narrated by Alan Watts, animated by Steve Agnos, and with music by Chris Zabriskie.
The movement for localization is growing rapidly, worldwide. These international voices from the 2014 Economics of Happiness conference in Bangalore, India, succinctly tell us why globalization is so damaging, why localization is the most strategic antidote, and what we can...
Based on David Suzuki's best-selling book of the same name, and filmed on five continents, THE SACRED BALANCE celebrates a new scientific worldview, an inclusive vision of nature in which we human beings are intimately connected to all life processes on Earth. With Suzuki as...
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 everywhere.  Part 1 is an introductory 10 minute overview which outlines the multiple community and...
Bob Randall, a Yankunytjatjara elder and traditional owner of Uluru (Ayer's Rock), explains how the connectedness of every living thing to every other living thing is not just an idea but a way of living. This way includes all beings as part of a vast family and calls us to...
A spiritual journey into the ethereal landscape of Dartmoor with Satish Kumar, the world-renowned ecologist & creator of Resurgence magazine. Through changing seasons, Satish walks the moor and explores ancient woods and rivers, home to a wealth of wildlife including red...
In 2004, thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers from all four corners, moved by their concern for our planet, came together at a historic gathering, where they decided to form an alliance: The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. This is their story. Four...
What if our "last act" could be a gift to the planet — a force for regeneration? Musician, folk dancer, and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial, determined that his final resting place will benefit the earth. A WILL FOR THE WOODS is an immersive...
Breaking the Set features an exclusive interview and musical performance by politically conscious Iraqi-Canadian Hip Hop artist, Yassim 'The Narcicyst' Alsalman, who performs the songs 'Leap of Faith' and 'Sumeria'. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/BreakingTheSet FOLLOW...
"Imagine what it would be like if, instead of branding us by our brains or looks, our schools and televisions described the divinity and greatness inside each one of us, and taught us the means to realize it. If, instead of idolizing wealth and fame, showed us the usefulness...
ANOTHER WORLD is a feature documentary about the journey of mankind to discover who we truly are, challenging the modern view of the world and reconsidering the world view and value systems of ancient societies such as the indigenous Americans. It is a quest through science...
Showing the deep connection between our present ecological crisis and our lack of awareness of the sacred nature of creation, this series of essays from spiritual and environmental leaders around the world shows how humanity can transform its relationship with the Earth...
"Darkening of the Light: Witnessing the End of an Era," a new book by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, is a witness to the loss of the light of the sacred reflected in our continued destruction and desecration of life's fragile ecosystem. This story of our collective destiny, however...
Alan Watts asks "what did you forget?" in this Sustainable Man film starring Chris, Sean, and Luke Abad as "Joe Dokes" "Do you have any control over being conscious? Do you know how you will?" - Alan Watts
It would be hard to argue that the environmental movement, which began in earnest in the 1960s, and despite several successes in the 1970s, has failed. Today, the Clean Water Act has been ignored with fracking, Fukushima is releasing millions of gallons of radioactive water...
'STEPPING INTO THE FIRE' is a feature length documentary that tells the story of a seemingly successful man living an unfulfilling life and his journey towards truth and happiness.What if the thoughts, values and philosophies that guided our lives were at the root of our...
A young man travels to the andean mountains to understand the origin of man and the reason of his existence.   Rent or buy the film digitally at: http://humanofilm.com     
What role does art play in the transition to a new kind of world? This video explores this question with beautiful sounds, images and ideas that will likely leave your imagination stimulated with evocative dreams and visions of your own. The Bloom is a ground-breaking new...
Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was ahead of his time. In his own words, he explains the universal appeal of Star Trek and why the people of this world "are ready for the 23rd century now, and are light years ahead of their petty governments and visionless leaders.
Gus Speth imagines a compelling vision of a better, happier country—and how to make it possible. Read more: http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/america-the-possible-a-manifesto
Dokri and her Kondh community live in the remote hill range of Niyamgiri in the state of Odisha. India’s indigenous people know as Adivasi, or first people, have lived in these forested areas for hundreds of years. The kondh community are seen as the gate keepers to these...
Indigenous communities around the world resist threats to their sacred places—the original protected lands—in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual...
In a world where violence and deception are the news, fear and distrust divide us more and more each day. Yet friendships are sealed online with the click of a button. One man set out to reach beyond the screen, and to prove how social networks can be used to unite and...
It might be on a tacky TV show, but ignore the studio, focus on the performance and you will be rewarded with a captivating display of poise, grace and beauty with a finale that's a wonderful metaphor for the delicate balance in the natural world.
This is a tale of two worlds: The first exploring the current trends that just may lead us all into vast new levels of decline; The second showing what the world could be...if anyone actually gave a damn to make it happen. ;)
Sound feelings is a collage of captured moments which builds up an experimental road movie video. A collection of impressions and "sonorized feelings", reflections, gestures, landscapes, ..." Guitar composed & performed by Gerard JOUFFROY Directed, Filmed, Edited, Mixed...
Gorgeous cinematography without words, very reminiscent of Baraka or Samsara. The film-maker's summary is below. - Films For Action   "From October 2011 to October 2012 Mel, Casey and myself set out to film a documentary titled Occupied Cascadia. With open minds and...
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. Director: Ron Fricke Buy the DVD or...
Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on the travels of
A modern Indigenous warrior. A Goliath industry. A new way forward. -- Filmmakers Fiona Rayher and Damien Gillis document the journey of Caleb Behn to protect the health of his land and people from the ravages of Big Oil and Gas.   Deep in the exquisite wilderness of...
Matt calls himself a designer and in three, extraordinarily compact minutes he explains the various levels of what "design" actually means. Hsiao-Yen Jones constructs a striking, visually layered representation of Matt's explanation and makes connections to the inner and...
Peak Moment 26: Author Guy Dauncey's lively, optimistic solutions for Peak Oil and climate crisis are do-able here and now. Conservation, efficiency, proven technologies, and emerging innovations will take us through this critical planetary energy transition.
Freedom is a film about a deep quest for total freedom. The quest takes 12 steps and they are based on the 12 signs of the zodiac, although you don't necessarily see that unless you know more about them. Anyway it is a personal quest for freedom that doesn't stop with easy...
THE BLOOM, a ground-breaking new documentary webseries, illuminates the blossoming phenomenon of Transformational Festivals, immersive participatory realities that are having profound life-changing effects on hundreds of thousands of lives. Episodes can be watched for...
We attended the "Forward On Climate Rally" and made this video about it. Thanks to all those we met and agreed to be a part of the video. Vandana Shiva said "When you do the right thing by the Earth, she gives you great company" and we've certainly found that to be true.
Economics of Prout covers the basic economic principles of Prout, which offers a viable alternative to the materialistic, anti human philosophies of Capitalism and Communism.
If you don't have a moral question in your governing process, then you don't have a process that's going to survive." -Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper, Turtle Clan. 
FALL AND WINTER is an epic and spectacularly photographed journey across the U.S. in search of what is causing our unfolding global crisis. Pollution, droughts and diminishing resources now threaten the very engine driving these catastrophes: civilization itself. Massive...
This is an excerpt from an incredible speech made by Charlie Kaufman during BAFTA's 2011 Screenwriters' Lecture Series. The video touches on how the world is built on consumerism. It serves to distract us, killing the human in side of us, leaving us feeling inadequate...
Want to see the world from a different perspective? Want to trade mind-numbing life for a fiery one? Want to plan your rebellious getaway now? Political travel is the address if you are looking for a revolutionary way to travel.
The commercial advertising world...An art form that has had decades to develop & enhance it's way of selling mass products & services, worldwide or nationally. How conscious are we as a species of these tricks, and even if we are, what keeps us going back whilst local...
This is our pitch video/trailer for Art Saved My Life, a documentary that aims to prove art has the power to transform, heal, progress, enrich, and even save someone's life. Support the film by donating here: http://www.indiegogo.com/Art-Saved-My-Life/
Occupied Cascadia is a documentary film both journalistic and expressionistic. Exploring the emerging understanding of bioregionalism within the lands and waters of the Northeast Pacific Rim, the filmmakers interweave intimate landscape portraits with human voices both...
Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. Roman Krznaric: I believe that empathy – the imaginative act of stepping into another person’s shoes and viewing...
May we all choose to embark on our own hero's journey to create a sustainable world that works for everybody. 
Elder, healer and leader in the Maori community Rangimarie Turuki Rose Peri tells her story and shows us the true meaning of self-acceptance. Also see Part 2.
This is an excerpt from the two-part, 60-minute DVD. In it, Daniel Quinn proposes that the modern environmental crisis has its origins in the agricultural revolution that began about ten thousand years ago. At that time, humans developed a vision of themselves as the pinnacle...
Citizens Of The World: We must work together to solve our problems. For the sake of our children and all future generations, let us put past differences aside and work together to create a sustainable world that works for everybody.