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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 22 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 22 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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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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We the People 2.0
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directed by Leila Conners, 1967-; produced by Mattew Schmid, fl. 2013, Tree Media (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2017), 1 hour 31 mins
We the People 2.0 is a documentary which highlights the struggle between communities and corporations in a battle for local rights. The story unfolds through the eyes of rural people who have faced decades of toxic dumps, drilling and mines in their communities. We learn with these citizens how powerless they fee...
directed by Leila Conners, 1967-; produced by Mattew Schmid, fl. 2013, Tree Media (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2017), 1 hour 31 mins
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Overburden
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directed by Chad Stevens, fl. 2008; produced by Catherine Orr, fl. 2011 and Elena Rue, fl. 2012, milesfrommaybe (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2015), 1 hour 6 mins
OVERBURDEN is the story of a fiery, pro-coal right-winger and a tenacious, environmentalist grandmother as they take on the most dangerous coal company in America. These two lives intertwine as Betty and Lorelei unite to rebuild their fractured community.
directed by Chad Stevens, fl. 2008; produced by Catherine Orr, fl. 2011 and Elena Rue, fl. 2012, milesfrommaybe (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2015), 1 hour 6 mins
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Dust
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directed by Zhu Rikun, 1976- and Matt Ma, fl. 2011-2013; produced by Zhu Rikun, 1976-, Geoffrey Crothall, fl. 2009 and Sherry Chim, fl. 2014, Fanhall Films (Privately Published, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins

A group of former miners from the mountainous villages of Sichuan take on the government in their bid to get compensation for the deadly lung disease pneumoconiosis. He Bing is a fighter. He has pneumoconiosis; his father has pneumoconiosis, as does his brother. Another brother has already died from the disease. T...

directed by Zhu Rikun, 1976- and Matt Ma, fl. 2011-2013; produced by Zhu Rikun, 1976-, Geoffrey Crothall, fl. 2009 and Sherry Chim, fl. 2014, Fanhall Films (Privately Published, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins
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