Section

Environmental Change Makers

Climate change is real. What’s also real is that there are journalists, academics, filmmakers, scientists, community organizers and many others sounding the alarms and documenting what is happening to wake everyone up and act on solutions.

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Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Environmental Change Makers

An Island in the Continent

Film

An Island in the Continent

Directed by Juan Pablo Miquirray
This documentary it’s a a trip along the Peninsula, in which we discover its mythological and magical dimension,…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

Black River

Film

Black River

Directed by Luciano Nacci y Franco Tarantino
One of the most valuable rivers in the south of Argentina is increasingly contaminated by fracking and the…
Environmental Change Makers

Environmental Change Makers Shorts Program

Program

Environmental Change Makers Shorts Program

From communities facing climate change and doing something about it.
Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film, Environmental Change Makers

Humboldt in Mexico: The Vision of the Explorer

Film

Humboldt in Mexico: The Vision of the Explorer

Directed by Ana Cruz
This fascinating documentary takes us on Humboldt's amazing adventure of discovery and exploration throughout New Spain, an area…
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Environmental Change Makers

Literacy for Environmental Justice: Cultivating Youth Leaders in Southeast San Francisco

Film

Literacy for Environmental Justice: Cultivating Youth Leaders in Southeast San Francisco

Directed by Kristin Tieche
Southeast San Francisco's environmental justice movement focuses on our backyard.
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

Solar Libre A Family Affair

Film

Solar Libre A Family Affair

Directed by Melanie La Rosa
A father devastated by Hurricane María manages to get solar panels, volunteers galore to rebuild, rooftop by rooftop.
Documentary, Cine Mexicano, Environmental Change Makers

The Burnt Sea

Film

The Burnt Sea

Directed by Carlos Armella
Since 1940, abalone has been the primary fish caught off Isla Natividad, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The inhabitants…
Drama, Narrative, Environmental Change Makers

The Fisherman

Film

The Fisherman

Directed by Ignacio Garcia Fry
A police officer has finally decided to retire and become a fisherman like his father. His morals are…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

The People of the Cloud Forest

Film

The People of the Cloud Forest

Directed by Daniel Oliveras
An intimate look at the indigenous Chinantec People from the state of Oaxaca in Mexico. They provide us…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

Who Speaks for Nature?

Film

Who Speaks for Nature?

Directed by Larry Engel
A look at three different Amazonian peoples’ battles with their government and big oil and mining companies.