The Craft of Resin Extraction

The granddaughter of the last gamekeeper for Prince Metternich and daughter of a resin master Jana Čiháková pays tribute to the job of her ancestors. An episode of the Folklorica series.

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Erecting a Maypole

Erecting the traditional maypole in the village of Červený Kameň on the Moravian-Slovak border is an adrenalin event. An episode of the Folklorica series.

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Climate Chasers

Anthropogenic changes in our Earth’s systems are becoming more and more obvious. The Canadian climate journalist Bernice Notenboom takes us on a journey to explore the Arctic and Greenland, Africa and the oceans, the Himalaya and Asia, the Amazon and Europe to meet scientists in the field and people living on the front of climate […]

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Song Of Padma

The Padma is one of the mighty rivers in Bangladesh. Many poems and songs have been composed on its scenic beauty. The silhouette of the waters reminds us of its memory through background music. The smiles, sorrows and sufferings surrounding the river are framed through the shots which will take you to its banks.

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Earth

This is a film about the environment and how it is destroyed by people. In the film the relationship between the environment and the human race is represented by two characters.

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EcoCide

A moving poem-meditation on climate change and global warming. The imagery focuses on a lush Himalayan forest as a counterpoint to the poem’s harsh message on human impacts and political indifference/wavering to the greatest environmental and historical challenge our species has ever faced.

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Divine Spell

A love poem to the Natural world and its power to draw us in with mesmerizing change of shape and form as seen in the California Pacific Ocean. A reminder to value our Home Planet, especially in the Age of the Anthropocene/Global Warming, when so much of the Natural World is under assault from human […]

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License to Farm

Farming is not the same as it was years ago. Farmers are using more efficient and sustainable practices, yet consumers are increasingly concerned about food production. This powerful documentary explores the truth behind common misconceptions of agriculture, while empowering farmers to stand up and advocate for their social license to farm.

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The Future of Finland: Bioeconomy

The Future of Finland is the most extensive science documentary series produced in Finland. The series shows how ground-breaking science, combined with instruments for innovation and business, can solve global problems and create prosperity. Each episode will address specific global challenges and seek solutions how Finland can make a relevant impact.

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The Future of Finland: Well-being With Wood

The Future of Finland is the most extensive science documentary series produced in Finland. The series shows how ground-breaking science, combined with instruments for innovation and business, can solve global problems and create prosperity. Each episode will address specific global challenges and seek solutions how Finland can make a relevant impact.

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The Future of Finland: Renewable Energy

The Future of Finland is the most extensive science documentary series produced in Finland. The series shows how ground-breaking science, combined with instruments for innovation and business, can solve global problems and create prosperity. Each episode will address specific global challenges and seek solutions how Finland can make a relevant impact.

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The Future of Finland: The Energy of Tomorrow

The Future of Finland is the most extensive science documentary series produced in Finland. The series shows how ground-breaking science, combined with instruments for innovation and business, can solve global problems and create prosperity. Each episode will address specific global challenges and seek solutions how Finland can make a relevant impact.

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Robotization in Cow-House

In modern cow-houses for dairy cattle the automation of service functions becomes more and more popular. As a result the animal welfare improves and milk yield and quality grows. Film presents a modern dairy barn where three robots for various service functions are installed: milking robot, dung passages cleaning robot and fodder raking robot.

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Renovation and Enrichment of Grasslands and Pastures

The film includes a short characteristic of grasslands in Poland and presents three machines for sowing specially selected grass seed mixtures into meadow turf. Two of them are adjusted to carry out the subsowing operation by means of turf cutting, subsequently introducing the seeds of desired grass species.

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The Natura Expedition

A group of children set out to discover interesting locations in the Pardubice region. Together with their leader Vašek they observe amphibians in wetlands, discover life in a lake from a canoe, investigate ancient trees, dig through a sand dune. We write diaries, we draw, discover, sing. There’s also diving in a flooded sand pit, […]

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Planet Ice: Andes, the End of the Glaciers?

In collective imagination, the tropics are synonymous with turquoise seas and white sand beaches. Yet there are indeed glaciers in these altitudes. Perched in the Andes, at over 5000 meters above sea level, they have been revered as gods by local populations for thousands of years. But today, these gods are threatening to disappear.

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Planet Ice: The Himalayas, the Abode of Snow

The Himalayas, for most of us, are that mountain chain home to the highest peaks in the world and synonymous with eternal snow. Even if Himalayan glaciers are not the water towers of Asia, it is important to know them better. Being able to measure and predict their evolution is a challenge of importance on […]

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Lengguru, the Lost World

Our film follows the odyssey of a multidisciplinary scientific expedition immersed in a unique ecosystem: the Lengguru karst massif, on the borders of the Indian Ocean, in West Papua.

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Dances with Dolphins

Dolphins are the gifted masters of the ocean. By their intelligence, communication and cooperation, they display exceptional abilities. Dolphins are one of the very few wild animals which come to humans spontaneously and without reward. François Sarano, biologist and diver, takes us to meet the people whom dolphins have accepted in their universe.

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Biology 2.0: Making Evolution Evolve

Natural selection has produced everything that exists on our planet today. But we are no longer dependant on the limits of biology. We have influenced evolution in order to control nature and improve our world, particularly in farming and animal husbandry. Today, we can read and write the DNA code, build new biological systems and […]

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Infiltration Variations

How do human and natural disturbances influence the forest water regime? This is a question at least some scientists are enthusiastic about. But how to communicate the research results to the public? May dancing be the answer? Look how we explain our weird work shortly and unconventionally without using PowerPoint in Dance Your Ph.D. 2015.

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Lone Wolf

The story of Waltercílio Pereira Alves, the Pocotó, a former karate fighter and former policeman who has lived in several regions of Brazil until he became a paper collector in the streets of Goiânia. Pocotó and his pets are expelled from their house, usually to make way for concrete or old iron deposits.

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Home Flavoured

In this powerful and poignant portrait of a Latino American family, award winning Youth Speaks poet Monica Mendoza tells the haunting story of how corporations continue to colonize the bodies of her culture and how we can return to our roots. Filmed for the Bigger Picture Project.

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Close To Heaven: The Rice Terraces of the Philippines

Over 2,000 years ago, the Ifugao mountain people began building a unique natural landscape: the world-famous rice terraces in the Philippine Cordilleras. However, working up high in the fields is arduous and brings little in the way of financial rewards. Many of the younger Ifugao leave the villages for tourism jobs in neighbouring towns.

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Wild Ways

From Yellowstone to the Yukon, to Southern Africa’s elephant highways stretching across five nations, explore how newly established wildlife corridors may offer a glimmer of hope to some of our planet’s most cherished – but endangered – species.

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Cama in Africa

Cama is a two-year-old Belgian Shepherd who has been trained by Hana Böhme to search for ivory and other commodities related to the black market trade. They are now both in Congo, where they, in cooperation with the Save Elephants organisation, track poachers and smugglers. An episode of the Don’t Give Up series.

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Canada’s National Parks: Banff and the Rocky Mountains

Banff and the Rocky Mountains: sparkling glaciers, thundering waterfalls and unbelievably blue lakes reflecting the endless fir forests and high craggy mountain peaks. Since its inception in 1885, Banff National Park thrives on tourism and is the most visited National Park in Canada, but the ever increasing visitor numbers have long been a threat.

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Canada’s National Parks: The Mingan Archipelago - A Hidden Treasure

To the far east of the province of Québec, just off the St. Lawrence Gulf coast, lies a hidden treasure: the Mingan Archipelago. Thanks to its unique rock formations and eclectic animal world it was declared a national park in 1984. The Mingan Archipelago covers an area of 100 square kilometres which also encompasses 30 […]

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Canada’s National Parks: Riding Mountain - Wilderness Island

The province of Manitoba lies in the heart of Canada. The South is often referred to as the world’s largest granary, where agriculture and livestock determine the picture, whilst in the almost uninhabited north, vast tundra areas alternate with coniferous forests. Right in the middle is Riding Mountain National Park.

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Need for Meat

Marijn attempts to kick her addiction to meat by becoming a slaughterer’s apprentice. A personal, eye-opening, funny and courageous quest on which she encounters neurologists, in vitro meat developers, 100,000 broiler chickens, a sexy chef and her daughter Sally’s meat-free plate.

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Message of the Animals

Using unique, strong and epic animated images, the Message of the Animals unfurls in poetical and associative impressions and symbols. Mankind tries to own our world, but ends up empty handed. At the end, when all animals are gone, when darkness reigns, there’s only hope left. The viewer may find his own way to read […]

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Central Texas Barbecue

In Central Texas, Barbecue is more than a way to cook meat – it’s a way of life, a path to salvation, a culture. The pitmasters, who stoke the flames in this age-old tradition, offer us a mouth-watering perspective on the world that is uniquely American, and uniquely Texan.

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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm and retail, right to the back of their own fridge. After glimpsing the billions of dollars of good food tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food. What they […]

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National Insect

In China, there is no insect that would have such a close connection with Chinese history, culture and actual life as the cricket, so the common people call it the “national insect”.

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Food As Medicine

Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability and are the most costly and most preventable of all health conditions. Food As Medicine follows the growing movement of using food to heal disease. From individuals empowering themselves to hospitals administering vegetable Rx programs, we can already see the change happening.

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The Dark Anim

We will take a five-minute look at one of the events that make our brain work. The synaptic activity lasts less than 1 millisecond, and there are many millions of such events at any time: this is what makes us think, feel, act, decide, live. The molecular machines that mediate our ideas are described in […]

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The Challenge of HIV research

The short movie ‘The Challenge of HIV Research’ presents the need of research in a new, compelling and fresh way, showing the actual object of research, in a way that is both entertaining and scientifically correct.

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Protein Expressions: Study N.3

From the frantic activity at the surface, to the apparent calm of single molecules, travel across the cytoplasm between pipe-like structures and networks of contractile cables. This work represents a major scientific effort: based on accurate scientific information with proteins modelled and animated at atomic level. Enjoy cell biology in a new way.

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Red Power Energy

Modern Indian Country is in an ideological battle that is pitting poor tribes against rich tribes, and economic sovereignty against environmental stewardship. Tribal lands are a microcosm of today’s contentious energy debate between fossil fuels while the fate of the environment hangs in the balance.

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Pyrenees Island

In search of the extremely rare Pyrenean frog, a small amphibian recently discovered in Spain, the movie invites us into the chaotic universe of mountain streams, where unknown endemic people live…

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GMO the Debate

In the last 20 years the scandalous GMO topic provoked fear and a lot of propaganda reports and articles concerning what exactly GMO is. The author of the film Lachezar Velinov tries to be as objective as possible, without taking either a “pro-” or an “anti-” GMO side, and to juxtapose the facts and expert […]

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Toxic Chemicals: Kids in Danger

All around the world, scientists and doctors raise the flag. Increase of child cancers, multiplication of birth defects or hormonal disruptions, explosion of autism. After a year of investigation in France, Germany, Belgium and USA, this documentary reveals how some chemical corporations endanger the health of our children.

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The Engraver of Maths

Patrice Jeener is one of the last engravers. He spent his life drawing, etching and engraving strange mathematical functions and concepts. He gives us a glimpse of the abstract and imaginary world of the mathematicians.

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Their Land: Last of the Caribou Herd

Across Canada, many caribou populations are in deep trouble. In the face of imminent extinction, aboriginal communities in Northern British Columbia are taking extreme measures to save their last caribou herds, a vital part of their traditional culture.

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Underwater Metropolis

Coral reefs cover about 300,000 square km of the world’s shallow marine areas. A good way to imagine a coral reef is to think of it as a bustling city or community, with thousands of inhabitants coming and going, carrying out their business. In this sense, a coral reef is like a metropolis under the […]

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Ten Ecological Commandments

People are indifferent to their environment. Let’s show them that nature is part of us. Dr. Erik takes us through this problem and provides solutions.

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Oceans North Canada: Protecting Manitoba's Beluga Estuaries

More than 57,000 beluga whales use the Hudson Bay estuaries to mate and molt away from any predators. But the whales need protection from other risks like oil spills or ship-related noise moving in through the Port of Churchill. Biologists and researchers are tracking beluga whales to learn about their environment and their importance to […]

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Tallurutiup Tariunga: Lancaster Sound

The film is based on Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory poem on Nuliajuk, the godess of the sea, and how she came to be. Tallurutiup Tariunga, the Inuktitut name for Lancaster Sound, is one of the Arctic’s richest marine habitats. It’s an area of beauty and deep cultural significance, and its abundance has sustained Inuit communities for […]

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Plant This Movie

Plant This Movie explores the zeitgeist of urban farming around the world, from the incredible story of Havana, Cuba to communities of urban farmers in cities as diverse as Shanghai, Calcutta, Addis Ababa, London, and Lima. In the US, the story focuses on New York, New Orleans, Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon.

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The Sum of Crumbs

An exploration of food waste at the Interlochen Arts Academy and the contrasting hunger in the Interlochen area, undertaken in order to find a more sustainable solution.

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Iran Tour

Iran Tour is about the natural attractions and environmental issues of Iran. The documentary shows the most beautiful places in Iran. The motto of the documentary is: Do not throw garbage away and do not cut the trees.

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