“Hadwin’s Judgement” is a spellbinding and visually stunning account of environmentalism, obsession and myth set in Canada’s Pacific North West. The film chronicles the tormented transformation of Grant Hadwin from expert logger to environmental terrorist, a man who dared to challenge the destruction of the world’s last great temperate forest. Interview with the director […]
Honeybees are in crisis – but there is hope. Biologists are studying the estimated 20.000 bee species in the world to look for viable pollinators of our crops. In their quest they discover the marvellous world of bees: bees that live in flowers, invade other hives, produce perfumes – and pollinate our crops without us […]
This video is about our paper “Imperfect drug penetration leads to spatial monotherapy and rapid evolution of multidrug resistance” in 2015 PNAS.
A video of the award ceremony of the 13th ASZ ČR competition for the best farm of the year 2014. The main aim of the competition is to show the general public that farmers can be successful entrepreneurs and content persons, as well as proud citizens who positively influence their municipality and region.
The film documents the chemical process and the human process of a unique Israeli Start Up from a small lab in Jerusalem to industrial production of renewable energy. This is the story of a big dream that overcame big obstacles. Interview with the director Eyal Halfon.
State officials have selected seven sites to store nuclear waste. Now they visit them to choose one. The state is supposed to start building the nuclear waste storage site in thirty years and the environmental burden is to be compensated with money. In spite of that, people in the proposed locations look away to avoid […]
Synthetic Forests features interviews with leading scientists and activists who discuss the negative effects genetically engineered trees can have if released into our ecosystems and the science that challenges this destructive technology.
The bearded vulture is one of the most endangered bird species in Europe. Each year several zoo gardens and specially established breading stations help rear young birds of these rare birds of prey that are later released in the wild. The short documentary describes the journey of a young vulture male named Adonis born on […]
The documentary is an open and sincere insight into the core of Central European passion for hunting, but it also shows commercial hunts in Africa and Greenland. The film works only with static imagery that refers to the static compositions of stuffed trophies. The formal purity of the images contrasts with their carnal content.
The EU sponsored project TURAS is searching for a better way of sustainable and ecological urban planning. For this reason the first Green Living Room of Europe was built in Ludwigsburg. The movie follows the construction in a time period of half a year and explains the functionality and interaction of the room with nature […]
An Australian family travel to the USA and spend their life savings and 4 years making ‘Polyfaces’— a joyful film about a 4-generational farming family who work with nature, not against it. We follow them, their customers and their community over 3 and a half years and see the positive effect they have on the […]
“Puffin Patrol” is a colourful exploration of the annual life cycle of the Atlantic Puffin. This film travels from Newfoundland’s rocky shores to puffin islands in Maine and Wales to report on what these intriguing little birds can teach us about the dangers facing our natural world. Join us on Puffin Patrol!
In 2001, Victor Kaufmann looked at his plot of land in Lyle, Washington and realized that something was missing: trees. 10,000 Trees is the story of Victor actualizing his vision and finding fulfillment, eighty-five years young.
Robots can walk, or fly, and their work helps people in many areas. Agriculture is now embracing agricultural robotics. Culs Faculty of Engineering in Prague is one of the pioneers in this field. Their Eduro research and development team regularly achieves success on the international scene. Robots can walk, and even though they aren’t wearing […]
The film refers to James Joyce’s idea of Chaosmos and Gilles Deleuze’s concept of joining together scenes which are not meant to be together at first sight. Panpsychism, New Buddhism, self-awareness, electromagnetic waves, philosophy of the mind, neuroplasticity, contemporary religion and understanding of present time and space.
Experimental docu project Relicts of Socialist Architecture captures socialist architecture and important moments from the communist history in the former Eastern bloc. This is the 1st part presenting Bucharest, Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Pristina. The 2nd part about Bratislava, Belgrade, Warsaw, Chisinau and Beijing will be produced in 2016.
For 5000 years horses have been given very hard and often brutal tasks by men, but the task to become wild again is one of the most difficult… This is the story of Exmoor ponies that have found their home in the former military area of Milovice. Is it possible to release wild horses into […]
Scientists worldwide unravel the molecular mechanisms and life processes in plants, focusing on the complete system of a plant: uncovering how different genes, proteins and biological processes influence each other. This knowledge can be used to select crops with a higher yield, resistant against diseases or capable of producing drugs.
Ghent is home to the world’s second largest concentration of ag-biotech activities. Biotech companies and the proximity of one of the leading research centres in plant systems biology create a unique synergy. Enjoy the testimonial of some of these ag-biotech players and find out the benefits of this cluster for companies, investors and researchers.
Inflammation is a protective response to induce repair in case of cellular damage and stress. Defective regulation of these reactions can lead to chronic inflammation and the development of disease, indicating the need for control of inflammatory processes. Geert van Loo aims to understand the mechanisms by which chronic inflammation drives pathology.
Not much is known about what causes Multiple Sclerosis. MS is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks one of the body’s own substances. In order to fight the disease, we have to find out more about the molecular mechanisms behind it. To do this Geert van Loo uses genetic research and mouse […]
This video illustrates how biotech research helps to develop new and better treatments. Rudi Beyaert found out how MALT1 initiates inflammation. Together with KU Leuven researchers he identified molecules that block this process. Based on this research Astrazeneca is now developing drugs for autoimmune diseases.