Director: Stephen Amis
Narrated by DAN AYKROYD (Ghostbusters, The Blues Brothers), Defend, Conserve, Protect, pits the marine conservation group, Sea Shepherd, a young, passionate group of eco-activists, against the Japanese whaling fleet – a corporate behemoth, in an epic battle to defend the majestic Minke whales in Antarctic waters.
Length: 2 min
Director: Ilan Shamir
Allowing the voice of nature to flow over us and take us deeper into an expanded awareness is always a gift when we slow down, take time and breathe in the vastness of beautiful places. The roaring waterfalls of Iceland share their wisdom, as they pour over the volcanic formations and speak to your body with their powerful presence. Your heart beats with the intensity of the churning water, and you once again realize there is no separation between you and Nature.
Director: Jenna Miller
There is so little we know about our planet’s oceans. The members of the Ocean Observatories Initiative, a National Science Foundation funded program, work together to gather data that will teach us about life in the oceans and how to care for them for future generations.
Director: Joanne Yue
Our Last Trash highlights the current global recycling crisis and the adverse effects of disposable plastics on the environment. The film explores the meaning of a “zero waste” lifestyle, and how some individuals are combating this plastic issue one reusable item at a time. Colorful animations and riveting interviews reveal how we can create a more sustainable planet.
Director: Carol Chambers
Trailer: Six Mile Stretch
A hand painted film in oils about the last wild six mile stretch of a California river, threatened by a dam proposal. Painted birds and animals move around their painted scenery. Starring an otter, a bear and several birds.
Trailer: The Human Element
In this riveting and visually rich drama, blending art and science, we follow renowned environmental photographer James Balog as he explores the impact of wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, a struggling coal mining community, and our changing air. With rare compassion and heart, THE HUMAN ELEMENT highlights Americans who are on the frostlines of climate change, inspiring us to re-evaluate our relationship with the natural world.
The greater Haines area is a singularity in the world. The Chilkat Valley represents one of the last untouched wilderness areas. The Bald Eagle Preserve and the Chilkat Indian Village have a right to exist. This intrinsic value should not be threatened by a looming, foreign, extractive corporation.