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River's End
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directed by Jacob Morrison; produced by Sam Furie, Kurt S. Kittleson and Jacob Morrison (Sausalito, CA: Film Platform, 2021), 1 hour 22 mins
River’s End explores the global water crisis, using California as a microcosm. It shows how water politics that led to the draining of the Owens Valley by Los Angeles, made famous by the film Chinatown, continue to this day in ongoing efforts to take ever more water from Northern California's San Francisco Bay e...
directed by Jacob Morrison; produced by Sam Furie, Kurt S. Kittleson and Jacob Morrison (Sausalito, CA: Film Platform, 2021), 1 hour 22 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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Daily Watch, Why California's Five-Year Drought Pits Almonds Against Salmon
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
Managing California's drought-striken water supply is a precarious balancing act. Water is being channeled south to aid the almond farmers, but where does this leave the wild salmon population in the north? Featuring interviews with David Phippen, almond farmer, and Curtis Knight from California Trout.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
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Trashed
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directed by Candida Brady, 1965-; produced by Candida Brady, 1965-, Blenheim Films (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2013), 1 hour 34 mins
Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from skepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope. Irons showcases the ind...
directed by Candida Brady, 1965-; produced by Candida Brady, 1965-, Blenheim Films (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2013), 1 hour 34 mins
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Rock the Boat
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directed by Thea Lucia Mercouffer, 1966-; produced by Heather Louise Parker, fl. 2008, Richard A. Clark, fl. 2011, Randi Johnson, fl. 1994-2016, Eve Adair, fl. 1995-2016 and Thea Lucia Mercouffer, 1966-, Lion's Heart Entertainment, Magic Pebble Media, Cinema T, WSR Creative, Electric Lodge and California Landscape Contractors Association (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2011), 54 mins

Paris has the Seine, London has the Thames, and Los Angeles has the concreted 51 mile L.A. River. Rock the Boat is an entertaining look at the history and impact of the L.A. River – made famous in Hollywood movies – and how cities might reimagine and reclaim their once-natural resources to benefit L.A. today.

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directed by Thea Lucia Mercouffer, 1966-; produced by Heather Louise Parker, fl. 2008, Richard A. Clark, fl. 2011, Randi Johnson, fl. 1994-2016, Eve Adair, fl. 1995-2016 and Thea Lucia Mercouffer, 1966-, Lion's Heart Entertainment, Magic Pebble Media, Cinema T, WSR Creative, Electric Lodge and California Landscape Contractors Association (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2011), 54 mins
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Tales Of The San Joaquin: A River Restored
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directed by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2011), 56 mins
The San Joaquin River has been called the hardest working river in America, and at the same time, the most abused. Once the birthplace of hundreds of thousands of salmon, the river was completely dry not just once, but in two separate sections of the original river channel. After a successful twenty-year lawsuit a...
directed by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2011), 56 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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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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The Salton Sea: A Desert Saga
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produced by Trixi Huish Photography and Video Productions (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2009), 50 mins
This is the story of the Salton Sea, its rich history and the challenges it faces. As the need for water in the American southwest becomes critical the decisions we make now will impact people, animals and the environment for generations to come. There will be no turning back from the pathway we choose. Is it too...
produced by Trixi Huish Photography and Video Productions (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2009), 50 mins
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Watershed Revolution
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directed by Rich Reid, fl. 2009; produced by Rich Reid, fl. 2009 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2009), 30 mins
Watershed Revolution is a 30-minute film that profiles community members and organizations working to protect and restore Ventura, California’s watershed. It highlights the need for open space and floodplain protection, sustainable agriculture, and community awareness of our most precious resource: water.
directed by Rich Reid, fl. 2009; produced by Rich Reid, fl. 2009 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films, 2009), 30 mins
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