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80 Meters Below the Summit
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directed by Pavol Barabas, 1959-; produced by K2 Studio (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2008), 54 mins
In the Taplejung District of Nepal, Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world behind Mt. Everest and K2. Translated it means, "the five treasures of snows" because it contains five peaks - four of which stand above 27,000 feet - the highest standing at 28,169 feet. Climbers face below freezing temper...
directed by Pavol Barabas, 1959-; produced by K2 Studio (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2008), 54 mins
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Ancient Futures
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directed by John Page, fl. 1993; produced by International Society for Ecology & Culture (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour
Ancient Futures is a remarkable look at the root causes of our environmental and social crises, and a powerful challenge to re-examine what we mean by "progress." Ladakh, or "Little Tibet," is a harsh, beautiful land high in the Western Himalayas of India. A model of sustainable living, the traditional Ladakh cult...
directed by John Page, fl. 1993; produced by International Society for Ecology & Culture (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour
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Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 10, Spreading Hope
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The social problems that affect urban and rural populations alike are not limited to developing countries. Illiteracy, elevated school drop-out rates, delinquency, unemployment and poverty are issues that face countries around the world, both in the East and the West. The youth of any society represent its future....
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 4, Trip for a Change
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Tourism may well be an indispensable industry for a large number of countries world-wide, but it also brings its share of disadvantages. It is often a significant source of pollution, be it from transport for visitors, the construction of vacation resorts, recreational activities or simply from the rising quantity...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 5, Changing Town
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
The predictions are that by 2050, 80% of the planet's inhabitants will be town-dwellers. Even so, the frenzied urbanization that has characterized recent decades has triggered a number of problems word-wide, both social and ecological. Nowadays, we ought to be asking ourselves if planning can be improved. By close...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 6, Reinventing That
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 6 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Decades of rural flight have resulted in a rise in city dwellers. This situation increases urban poverty and contributes to the creation of ghettos and shantytowns. Consequently, a large number of people around the world live in a state of extreme poverty. In towns it is increasingly common to see children who beg...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 6 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 1, Siberia
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directed by Gavin Searle; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 1 hour
It's summer solstice in Siberia, a time of endless daylight and extraordinary festivals. Bruce Parry journeys to meet the Sakha horse people and a remote encampment of Eveny reindeer herders in the wild Verkhoyansk Mountains, where he finds out how they are embracing the challenges of a post-Soviet Arctic. For B...
directed by Gavin Searle; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 1 hour
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Brainwashing Stacey, Season 1, Episode 2, Living with Big Game Hunters
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directed by David McConnell, fl. 2017; presented by Stacey Dooley, 1987-; produced by David McConnell, fl. 2017 and Melody Ruiz, fl. 2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Brainwashing Stacey, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 49 mins
Stacey Dooley is known for tackling tough subject matter in her popular investigative documentaries. In this daring new series, the fearless reporter steps away from her usual investigative role to immerse herself fully in some of the world’s most controversial training camps, campaigns and youth movements to ge...
directed by David McConnell, fl. 2017; presented by Stacey Dooley, 1987-; produced by David McConnell, fl. 2017 and Melody Ruiz, fl. 2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Brainwashing Stacey, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 49 mins
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Conservation's Dirty Secrets
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directed by Richard Saunders, 1965-; presented by Oliver Steeds, 1975-; produced by Richard Saunders, 1965- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins
Almost everyone agrees that conservation is hugely important, but few dare to question the movement. In Conservation's Dirty Secrets, reporter and presenter Oliver Steeds investigates the shortcomings of the planet's major conservation charities. Traveling from Britain to Kenya, from Honduras to the States, he ch...
directed by Richard Saunders, 1965-; presented by Oliver Steeds, 1975-; produced by Richard Saunders, 1965- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 3, In Lousiana Rising Seas Threaten Native American Land
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
Native American tribal lands along the Louisiana coast are washing away as sea levels rise and marshes sink. As part of our Coping with Climate Change series, Hari Sreenivasan reports from Isle de Jean Charles, a community that is slowly disappearing into the sea.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
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