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L’Eau Est La Vie (Water Is Life): From Standing Rock To The Swamp
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directed by Sam Vinal, fl. 2014; produced by Melissa Cox, fl. 2016, Mutual Aid Media (Los Angeles, CA: Mutual Aid Media, 2019), 24 mins
On the banks of Louisiana, fierce Indigenous women are ready to fight—to stop the corporate blacksnake and preserve their way of life. They are risking everything to protect Mother Earth from the predatory fossil fuel companies that seek to poison it.
directed by Sam Vinal, fl. 2014; produced by Melissa Cox, fl. 2016, Mutual Aid Media (Los Angeles, CA: Mutual Aid Media, 2019), 24 mins
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Losing Alaska
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directed by Tom Burke, fl. 2014; produced by Alan Maher, fl. 1985 and Jessie Fisk, fl. 2016, Marcie Films (London, England: Taskovski Films, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins

LOSING ALASKA tells the story of a small community dealing with a slow-moving disaster. They have known for decades that their future was in peril; they have seen the land dropping away on all sides and the river growing stronger year after year. They will lose their first building some time in 2018. The school €..

directed by Tom Burke, fl. 2014; produced by Alan Maher, fl. 1985 and Jessie Fisk, fl. 2016, Marcie Films (London, England: Taskovski Films, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins
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Saving Vaquita: Considerations in the Race Against Extinction
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 3 mins

As Brooke Bessesen writes in her new book, Vaquita: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez, “Conservation is messy business.”

Economic, cultural, political, and legislative forces all come into play when considering protection strategies for an at-risk species. And, frustratingly, the best approach for...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 3 mins
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Water Trilogy, Stolen Paradise
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directed by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011; produced by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, in Water Trilogy (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 30 mins
Aside from the technical details of reservoir site selection and the engineering virtuosity of dam and aqueduct construction, this film is concerned with putting contemporary circumstances into historical context and asks 'how did we get here?' Interviews with tribal members reveal the abiding sense of stewardship...
directed by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011; produced by Jesse Dizard, fl. 2011, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, in Water Trilogy (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 30 mins
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Frontline, Season 35, Episode 16, War on the EPA
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directed by James Jacoby, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Kevin Vargas, fl. 2002-2017, James Jacoby, fl. 2004-2015 and Anya Bourg, fl. 2003-2013, WGBH Educational Foundation and Left/Right, in Frontline, Season 35, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
How Scott Pruitt went from fighting the EPA to running the agency and rolling back years of policy. An investigation into the conservative political forces and causes, like climate change skepticism, that propelled Pruitt’s takeover of the EPA.
directed by James Jacoby, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Kevin Vargas, fl. 2002-2017, James Jacoby, fl. 2004-2015 and Anya Bourg, fl. 2003-2013, WGBH Educational Foundation and Left/Right, in Frontline, Season 35, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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Protesting Coal Mining From a Treehouse
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produced by Melissa Eddy, fl. 2005, Sam Wolson, fl. 2017 and Veda Shastri, fl. 2010, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 3 mins
For years, activists have been protesting the expansion of coal mining in the Hambach Forest in Germany by living in treehouses. A court ruling may soon change that.
produced by Melissa Eddy, fl. 2005, Sam Wolson, fl. 2017 and Veda Shastri, fl. 2010, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 3 mins
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Saving the Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport
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directed by Scott Morris, 1952-; produced by Scott Morris, 1952- and Larry Fast, 1951-, Scott Morris Productions (Chatham, NJ: Scott Morris Productions, 2017), 1 hour 2 mins

Saving The Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport is a new one-hour documentary about the events, people and politics behind the struggle to preserve a rural area of New Jersey between 1959 and 1968. The fight began when the powerful Port of New York Authority announced plans to construct a huge 10,000 acre "j...

directed by Scott Morris, 1952-; produced by Scott Morris, 1952- and Larry Fast, 1951-, Scott Morris Productions (Chatham, NJ: Scott Morris Productions, 2017), 1 hour 2 mins
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Death by a Thousand Cuts
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directed by Jake Kheel and Juan Mejia Botero; produced by Ben Selkow and Jake Kheel; performed by Dr. Yolanda Leon (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins
In DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS, Eligio Eloy Vargas, alias Melaneo, a Dominican Park Ranger in the Sierra de Bahoruco National Park was found brutally murdered by machete. At the time, he was believed to have been on patrol investigating an illegal charcoal production site often run by Haitians coming across the borde...
directed by Jake Kheel and Juan Mejia Botero; produced by Ben Selkow and Jake Kheel; performed by Dr. Yolanda Leon (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins
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Ghosts of our Forest
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directed by Daniel Roher, 1994-; produced by Lisa Trogisch, fl. 2017, Isis Essery, fl. 2016 and Daniel Roher, 1994-, Loud Roar Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2017), 1 hour 3 mins
In 1992, the indigenous pygmy Batwa people of Uganda were forcefully removed from their ancestral homes by the government to protect the endangered gorilla population. Left with no compensation or resettlement plans, most Batwa people now live in poverty, forced to make a living by guiding tourists through their o...
directed by Daniel Roher, 1994-; produced by Lisa Trogisch, fl. 2017, Isis Essery, fl. 2016 and Daniel Roher, 1994-, Loud Roar Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2017), 1 hour 3 mins
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The Price of the Prize
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directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008 (Canada: Brandy Y Productions, 2016), 45 mins
The Price of the Prize is a documentary by Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk about the First Nations fight to end grizzly bear trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. The film follows the Heiltsuk, Kitasoo Xai'xais and Gitga'at First Nations as they enforce their ban on trophy hunting thro...
directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008 (Canada: Brandy Y Productions, 2016), 45 mins
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