Films

UNFRACTURED

UNFRACTURED

A triumphant documentary about fighting with your whole heart, UNFRACTURED follows biologist and mother Sandra Steingraber as she reinvents herself as an outspoken activist and throws herself into an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable. From Gracie Award-winning filmmaker Chanda Chevannes (Living Downstream), UNFRACTURED held its World Premiere at the Opening Night Gala of the 2017 Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival in Toronto, where the film won the Best Canadian Feature Film award.

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Burned

Burned the FIlm

BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? is a feature-length documentary which takes an unwavering look at the latest energy industry solution to climate change. The film tells the story of how woody biomass has become the fossil-fuel industry’s renewable, green savior, and of the people and parties who are both fighting against and promoting its adoption and use.

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Don’t Know, We’ll See

Karen Karnes

Don’t Know, We’ll See, written and directed by Lucy Massie Phenix, shares the story of beloved ceramicist, Karen Karnes, as a way to explore the creative process that we are all engaged in during our lives.

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Living Downstream

living downstream

Living Downstream, directed and produced by Chanda Chevannes, follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D over one pivotal year as she travels across North America, educating audiences about the links between cancer and ones’ environment.

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On Coal River

on coal river

On Coal River, directed by Francine Cavanaugh and Adam Wood, follows four West Virginians who challenge the domination of the largest local employer, the Massey Energy Company, who controls the coal mining operations in the Coal River Valley.

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The Vanishing of the Bees

The Vanishing of the Bees

The Vanishing of the Bees, directed and produced by George Langworthy  and Maryam Henein, centers around the relationship that Americans have with bees – as pollinators, producers of honey, and as indicator species that through their massive die-offs are signaling a strain on the natural world caused by industrial agricultural practices and chemical exposure.

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You Got to Move!

You Got to Move!

You Got to Move!, directed by Lucy Massie Phenix and Veronica Selver, follows communities of southerners in becoming involved in social change. The Highlander Folk School, a school for community organizers, serves as the hub connecting the lives of those chronicled.

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