Green Film Series Checkout

 

“Green” Films Available for 3-Week Checkout for Classroom, Meeting or Home Viewing.
The following films may be checked out from the CCISD by contacting Loret Roberts (482-0331 or loret@copperisd.org ).
They  were purchased by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative and  are available for your use!! (Additional fees from the distributor for public viewings)

Tapped - Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right, or a commodity that should be bought and sold?  Examines the big business of bottled  water.  (54 min.) 

Weather Report - Takes us to places where global warming is having an immediate effect, to meet people who are early victims of the global crisis that will soon affect us all. (52 min.) 

Build Green - A refreshing look at environmentally-smart building materials and practices that better protect against the elements while saving money and resources. (43 min.) 

Homeland:  Four Portraits of Native Action - Inspirational stories of Native American activists that are fighting back against the environmental violations to their homelands.  Online study guide: http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/guides/hlandguide.pdf  (57 min.) 

Thirst - Efforts by powerful corporations to commodify the world’s water supplies have catalyzed community resistance to globalization in Bolivia, India and the U.S.  Online study guide: http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/guides/thirstguide.pdf    (62 min.)  Available through the Michigan Tech Center for Water & Society (contact Carol Asiala  cjasiala@mtu.edu).

Blue Gold:  World Water Wars - This award winning documentary posits that we’re moving closer to a world in which water –a seemingly plentiful natural resource—could actually incite war.  Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. What lies ahead?  (90 min.)  Must pay $150 screening fee for public viewing. Contact Phil Gorn, Wonderphil Productions, LLC at 310.482.1324 or phil@Wonderphil.biz  to arrange.

Green Fire - highlights Aldo Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.. The film draws on Leopold’s life and experiences through photographs, correspondence, archival documents, as well as historical film and contemporary full-color footage on location. The film also features commentary and insight from some of today’s most recognized and credible scholars and conservation leaders, including: three of Aldo Leopold’s children—Nina, Carl, and Estella, Leopold scholars, noted environmental writers, scientists, humanities experts, public policy leaders, business leaders, and others inspired by Leopold.
Read more:  http://www.greenfiremovie.com/

 

MISSING FILM:
Good Food:  Sustainable Food and Farming - Family farmers are making a comeback, growing more and healthier food, using less  energy and water than factory food, and most  is organicOnline study guide: http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/guides/gfguide.pdf    (57 min.)

 


Archive of 2011 Green Film Series

Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative http://lakesuperiorstewardship.org/
Keweenaw Land Trust http://www.keweenawlandtrust.org/
Michigan Tech Center for Water & Society http://www.mtcws.mtu.edu/
Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship http://www.kuuf.net/

The Green Film program is partially funded with a grant from:
♦ League of Women Voters of the Copper Country ♦ Friends of the Land of Keweenaw ♦ U.P. Environmental Coalition

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