Revolution Green
Revolution Green

Revolution Green

"Revolution Green: A True Story of Biodiesel in America" is about one man's vision to manufacture biodiesel and one man's quest to use it in his big rig. The documentary is about the American dream and how renewable energy is critical to the future of the world economy. Centered on a husband and wife from Maui, Hawaii, the film documents how in 1996, with no financial backing, they pioneered a waste-to-energy process that took thousands of tons of waste vegetable oil destined for the Maui landfill and refined it into ASTM certified, B100 biodiesel. The film is narrated by Woody Harrelson, featuring Willie Nelson.

 

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2017-11-15T00:00:00-08:00

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Daughters of the Forest

"Daughters of the Forest" tells the powerful, uplifting story of a small group of girls in one of the most remote forests left on earth who attend a radical high school — Centro Educativo Mbaracayú (CEM) — where they learn to protect the threatened forest and forge a better future for themselves. Set in the untamed wilds of the Mbaracayú Reserve in rural Paraguay, this intimate verité documentary offers a rare glimpse of a disappearing world where timid girls grow into brave young women even as they are transformed by their unlikely friendships with one another.

  • 2018-10-22T18:00:00-07:00
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City Dark

"City Dark" is a documentary about the loss of night. After moving to NYC from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question: do we need the stars? This question takes him from Brooklyn to Mauna Kea, Paris, and beyond.

Seeds of Time

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Seed banks around the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation and rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are affecting farmers globally. Communities of indigenous Peruvian farmers are already suffering those effects, as they try desperately to save over 1,500 varieties of native potato in their fields.

Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor

In the documentary "Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor" five severely wounded Iraq/Afghanistan veterans were given the opportunity to explore their experiences through the healing power of humor. This film follows their journey as they work with professional comedy writers and A-List comedians Zach Galifianakis, Lewis Black, Bob Saget, and B.J. Novak, who help them write and perform their own personal stand-up comedy routines.

Town of Runners

Town of Runners follows three children from Bekoji keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future.