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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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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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More than Honey
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directed by Markus Imhoof, 1941-; produced by Pierre-Alain Meier, 1952-, Thomas Kufus, 1957-, Helmut Grasser, 1961- and Markus Imhoof, 1941-, Ormenis Film AG, Thelma Film AG, Zero One Film, Allegro Film, Vienna, Austria, Bayerischer Rundfunk and Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2013), 1 hour 35 mins
Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof (The Boat is Full) tackles the vexing issue of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction. With the tenacity of a man out to solve a world-class mystery, he investigates this global phenomenon, from California to Switzerland, China, and Australia. Exquisite macro-photography...
directed by Markus Imhoof, 1941-; produced by Pierre-Alain Meier, 1952-, Thomas Kufus, 1957-, Helmut Grasser, 1961- and Markus Imhoof, 1941-, Ormenis Film AG, Thelma Film AG, Zero One Film, Allegro Film, Vienna, Austria, Bayerischer Rundfunk and Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2013), 1 hour 35 mins
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Nature Inc., Episode 1, A Fruit and Nut Case
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produced by Krisztina Katona, fl. 2004 and Rob Gould, One Planet Pictures and Dev TV, in Nature Inc., Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
NATURE INC. goes to the almond groves of California to discover how a mysterious decrease in the bee population threatens the $15 billion agro business in the USA. Local producers and scientists talk about how they and the bees – are coping. Then it’s off to Ghana to report on the vital role that persecuted fr...
produced by Krisztina Katona, fl. 2004 and Rob Gould, One Planet Pictures and Dev TV, in Nature Inc., Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
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No Otter Zone
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directed by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016, Carsey-Wolf Center, Sony Pictures Entertainment and University of California, Santa Barbara (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 16 mins
Sea Otters were once abundant from Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula all the way to Baja California, Mexico. High demand for their fur coats led to intense hunting that reduced their numbers to near-extinction levels The otter population is now coming back, thanks to the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal...
directed by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016, Carsey-Wolf Center, Sony Pictures Entertainment and University of California, Santa Barbara (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 16 mins
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Spirit of Trees, 7, Spirit of Trees
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directed by J. Edward Milner; produced by J. Edward Milner, in Spirit of Trees, 7 (London, England: TVF International, 1992), 24 mins
This series explores the close and complex relationship between man and trees that has endured though the centuries. It examines not only the ecological impact of trees but also the strong spiritual influence they have. The series was filmed in Britain, California, and on the island of Socotra in the Indian Ocean.
directed by J. Edward Milner; produced by J. Edward Milner, in Spirit of Trees, 7 (London, England: TVF International, 1992), 24 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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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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Sustainable Futures, 7, Pollution
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produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 7 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
As the world begins to wake up to the dangers and the damage caused by pollution, the pressure to become more environmentally responsible increases. In India, environmentalists are calling for action to stop the Taj Mahal from turning yellow from the effects of pollution. A New York University study has indicated...
produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 7 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
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