As industrial agriculture spreads around the world, many small-scale farmers are losing their land. Nowhere is the situation more desperate than in India, where every 30 minutes one farmer, deep in debt and unable to provide for his family, commits suicide. It’s an epidemic, which has claimed over a quarter million lives. BITTER SEEDS raises [...]
FREE 24hr online screening of UK direct action doc JUST DO IT (Closing Night film of SFGFF 2012) this MONDAY 4/30: occupy.com! http://justdoitfilm.com/watch-just-do-it-for-free-with-occupy-com Pls repost.
TONIGHT! Another chance to see festival closing night film JUST DO IT- the direct action doc from the UK – in an evening of rabble-rousing courtesy of Rising Tide North America. Join us at 8pm at the New Nothing Cinema plus Q&A with director Emily James! Check out the trailer here: http://youtu.be/zavTd31qxho https://www.facebook.com/events/386711421362435/
Here’s your opportunity to see 2011 festival film GREEN by Patrick Rouxel one more time. This multi-award winning film explores the devastating impacts of logging and the palm oil industry on Orang-utan habitat in Indonesia.
A huge hit at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the kaleidoscope of clips and mind boggling animation in this wide-ranging documentary are so entertaining one could happily watch it with the sound off. But it would be a shame to miss Tiffany Shlain’s meditations on modern life and technology. The Bay Area–based filmmaker delves into [...]