Section: Green Screen

ZONA

ZONA takes place in the near-future Los Angeles, where a drought has worsened, and the water supply has stopped running. An old immigrant Japanese woman braves the city to search for water for her neighbor in need.

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PLANT HEIST

When suspicious packages are found in a small town in northern California, Game Warden Pat Freeling, gets a tip about the peculiar activity. After further investigation he exposes a vast network of illegal plant poachers. These smugglers ravage the landscape as they rip thousands of the native succulent, dudleya farinosa, from their natural habitat. This …

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LIFE BELOW WATER

Life Below Water provides a bleak glimpse into the current state of our oceans where pollution increases at an alarming rate. In this engrossing, charming, and, at times, unsettling nature documentary, Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman introduces us to a new species swirling in the depths of the ocean: plastics. Life Below Water details a …

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FISHPOND: LOKO I‘A

On the remote Hawai‘ian island of Molokai during the Covid-19 pandemic, an ancient fishpond brings together the community, resulting in powerful lessons of resilience and sustainability for the next generation. The work of restoring Ali ªi Fishpond provides not only food, but sharing of profound Hawai‘ian wisdom. This inspiring film begs the question: What can …

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GALAPAGOS

Expecting one of the last pristine paradises on earth, a group of young filmmakers discovers how fragile and endangered the unique ecosystem of the Galapagos Islands is.

HE KAU HEAHEA A HI‘IAKA

Created and featured in the 2021 Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest, this is a story of climate change from a native Hawai‘ian perspective featuring the mele (songs) and hula (dance) of Kamehameha School High School students.

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CITIZENS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

This documentary follows the work of a team of scientists, explorers and conservationists as they join forces on an ocean adventure to survey the effects of climate change on one of the most remote and rarely visited regions of the Great Barrier Reef. Calling for immediate global action, their work offers hope that our coral …

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CALL OF THE HEART

In the deep belief that their region is the “Heart of the World”, the leaders of the village (called Mamos) advise that the earth is a living body and if you kill the heart, all other things will die, too. They explain that if humans simply obey the universe’s Original Law, the development of new …

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THE YEAR OF THE EVERLASTING STORM

Featuring seven stories from seven auteurs from around the world, the film chronicles this unprecedented moment in time. A love letter to cinema, shot across the US, Iran, Chile, China and Thailand, by seven of today’s most vital filmmakers: Anthony Chen, David Lowery, Jafar Panahi, Laura Poitras, Domingo Sotomayor, Malik Vitthal, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. New …

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