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Breaking Point
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar College. Educational Television (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 59 mins
Winner, Four Emmy Awards, Pacific Southwest. One of the worst ecological disaster in U.S. history is rapidly approaching, a casualty of the drought and "water wars" in the Southwest. California's largest lake - the Salton Sea in the Sonoran desert - is disappearing. As Breaking Point reveals, large swaths of lake...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar College. Educational Television (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 59 mins
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California Forever, Episode 1, The Story of California State Parks
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directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by David Vassar, fl. 1970 and Sally Kaplan, fl. 1998, Backcountry Pictures, in California Forever, Episode 1 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 55 mins
California Forever is a two-part series that tells the history and legacy of California's magnificent state parks, from Yosemite in 1864 to the present day. It is also the story of how the 'park idea' first started in California and led to the creation of the national park system. Together, the two one-hour episod...
directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by David Vassar, fl. 1970 and Sally Kaplan, fl. 1998, Backcountry Pictures, in California Forever, Episode 1 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 55 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 12, Beyond Petrol II
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presented by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Paul Faint, fl. 1992, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 12 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 9 mins
Demand for oil may soon outstrip supply and without alternatives all our energy will not be met. One way to offset demand is to drive electric cars. Dr Jonica Newby travels to the US capital of the car, Detroit, and takes the electric cars of tomorrow for a spin.
presented by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Paul Faint, fl. 1992, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 12 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 9 mins
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Discover Hetch Hetchy With Harrison Ford
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directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by David Vassar, fl. 1970 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films), 27 mins
In 1890 the Hetch Hetchy Valley was preserved as the most beautiful natural feature in the northern half of Yosemite National Park. Like its renowned twin, Yosemite Valley, Hetch Hetchy was carved by glaciers and is ringed by sheer granite cliffs and waterfalls. Tragically, this national treasure was dammed and fl...
directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by David Vassar, fl. 1970 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films), 27 mins
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Extreme Environments, 15, Fire
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 15 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
Forests, wildlife, property and often human life is endangered when fires break out. Fires strike when the air is hot and the land is dry – and spread when high winds fan the flames. Lightening is the major source of naturally occurring fires. This episode looks at the California fires of 2007, the Los Alamos Re...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 15 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
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The First 70
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directed by Jarratt Moody, fl. 2009; produced by Lauren Valentino, fl. 2011, Heath Hen Films (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2013), 30 mins
Three young filmmakers set out last May on a 3,000 mile trip around California after the state announced plans to close one quarter of their 279 parks. The closure list includes thousands of acres of parkland, recreation areas, wildlife reserves, and 50% of the state's historic parks. The First 70 is an inspiring...
directed by Jarratt Moody, fl. 2009; produced by Lauren Valentino, fl. 2011, Heath Hen Films (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2013), 30 mins
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Forest Guards
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directed by Stephen Kijak, 1969- and John Keitel, 1964- (London, England: TVF International, 2009), 52 mins
This documentary presents a whirlwind year in the life of six home-schooled children from a local community in the foothills of Northern California who have developed an ingenious invention for the early detection of forest fires. What starts as a local environmental solution evolves into an idea that could have a...
directed by Stephen Kijak, 1969- and John Keitel, 1964- (London, England: TVF International, 2009), 52 mins
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Hollywood's Magical Island - Catalina
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directed by Greg Reitman, fl. 2000; produced by Greg Reitman, fl. 2000 and Kenneth Raich, fl. 1984, Blue Water Entertainment (United States: Blue Water Entertainment, 2003), 52 mins
Through the remarkable eye of first time film director, GREG REITMAN, we get a first hand glimpse of The Magic Isle. While exploring historical, social, and environmental changes, the film captures the mystical splendors, natural beauty and romance of Santa Catalina Island. Using a mix of rare 16mm, archival film...
directed by Greg Reitman, fl. 2000; produced by Greg Reitman, fl. 2000 and Kenneth Raich, fl. 1984, Blue Water Entertainment (United States: Blue Water Entertainment, 2003), 52 mins
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Jimmy's Global Harvest, Season 1, Episode 3, USA
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directed by Jane Cameron, fl. 2007; produced by Jane Cameron, fl. 2007, in Jimmy's Global Harvest, Season 1, Episode 3 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 51 mins
Jimmy Doherty sets out to discover if the world's farmers will be able to feed us in the future. Demand for food is expected to double within the next 40 years. Yet we can only grow food on four per cent of the earth's surface, the climate is changing and resources like water and fuel are under threat. Jimmy meets...
directed by Jane Cameron, fl. 2007; produced by Jane Cameron, fl. 2007, in Jimmy's Global Harvest, Season 1, Episode 3 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 51 mins
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Land of the Eagle, Episode 8, Searching for Paradise
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produced by Peter Crawford, 1943-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Land of the Eagle, Episode 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 49 mins
The story of how North America was discovered and tamed is told through two sets of eyes: the native Indians and the European newcomers. The series, which received a Finalist Certificate at the New York Festival, is a magnificent hotchpotch of paintings, photographs, old songs played on period instruments, contemp...
produced by Peter Crawford, 1943-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Land of the Eagle, Episode 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 49 mins
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