Documentary Films

Register to view these documentary films for free!  They are available for viewing pleasure from the comfort of your own home for the length of the festival (Sun. May 8th- Sat. May 14th).  Additionally, please consider making any donation to our nonprofit to help offset the cost of our film rentals. It would be much appreciated! 

Upcoming Events

Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty (documentary film)

Films

A film on Stewart Lee Udall, the most prominent and effective Secretary of the Interior in American history; post-film discussion to follow

Vital Signs: Taking the Pulse of the Planet (documentary film)

Films and Science & Land

NASA shows a visual tour of Earth through satellite imagery and time lapses of Earth's three key climate-balancing features changing over the decades

Past Events

Once You Know (documentary film)

Films

Exploring the many aspects of resilience that humanity may choose to embrace for the societal and global transitions ahead.

Duty of Care: The Climate Trials (documentary film)

Films

Exploring a new and emerging legal framework of accountability for inaction to address climate change.

The Ants and the Grasshopper (documentary film)

Films

How do you change someone's mind about the most important thing in the world?

The Nature Makers (documentary film)

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Extreme efforts to conserve wildlife in three locations around the American West.

12th Hour (documentary film)

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Exploring the complex range of human responses to climate change.

The Teakettle Experiment (documentary film)

Films

New research findings for restoring forest health, followed by a post-film discussion relevant to the local area.

Down to Earth (documentary film)

Films

Transformational perspectives of Astronauts observing the magnificent beauty of Earth from space.

The Letter (documentary film)

Films

Activists from around the world visit Pope Francis at the Vatican to share the urgency of addressing challenges facing the Earth, our common home, followed by a facilitated post-film discussion.

Our Story (documentary film)

Films

The story of protecting Greater Chaco from the Indigenous perspective.

Discussing the Documentaries – What Did We Learn?

Films and Community

Viewer reflection and discussion on the documentary films (and Native Plant video), with a focus on "The Divided Brain".

The Third Harmony: Nonviolence and the New Story of Human Nature (documentary film)- Available OnDemand all week!

Films

Explore the convergence of modern science and the world's great wisdom traditions in the context of nonviolence, its history, and impact on conflict.

No Time to Waste: The Urgent Mission of Betty Reid Soskin (documentary film) - Available OnDemand all week!

Films

The inspiring story of Betty Reid Soskin, beloved African American National Park ranger who just retired March 31st, 2022, at the age of 100!

Aware: Glimpses of Conciousness (documentary film) - Available OnDemand all week!

Films

What is consciousness? Is it in all living beings? What happens when we die? Why do we seem to be hardwired for mystical experience?

The Divided Brain (documentary film)- Available OnDemand all week!

Films

Striving for balance between the left and right brain is a survival imperative. Our left hemisphere is very proficient at creating technologies, procedures and systems, but cannot understand the profound implications of those creations for people and the natural world around us.

Entangled (documentary film) - Available OnDemand all week!

Films

Learn the plight of the endangered North Atlantic right whale and the impact of its protection efforts on the lobster industry.

Documentary Film: Kiss The Ground

Films

Topic: Regenerative Agriculture

Documentary Film: A Concerned Citizen

Films

Topic: Civic Participation – Portrait of an activist

Documentary Film: Point of No Return

Films

Topic: Aeronautical Exploration

Documentary Film: Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes

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Topic: Landscape Architecture – Portrait of a pioneering female garden designer

Documentary Film: The Vow From Hiroshima

Films

Topic: Nuclear Disarmament – Portrait of an activist

Documentary Film: Into The Canyon

Films

Topic: Outdoor Adventure

Invocation To Sustainability (2021)

Films

The 2021 Invocation to Sustainability will offer a Zoom discussion on the fascinating 3-part documentary film titled, The Connectivity Project, which explores the concepts around how people, nature and community are all linked to one another.

Documentary Film Discussion: Fairytales of Growth

Films and Community

Topic: Worldwide Systemic Change

Documentary Film: Once Was Water

Films and Science & Land

In the middle of the Mojave Desert, is the driest city in America, yet it leads the United States in sustainable water conservation.

Documentary Film: My Country No More

Films

Topic: Energy Production

Documentary Film: Thirst For Power

Films

Topic: Water and Energy

Documentary Film: Let Them Eat Dirt

Films

In this documentary, you’ll learn how allergies, obesity, asthma, diabetes, auto-immune and intestinal disorders are all on the rise, with the incidence of some diseases doubling every ten years. New research points to changes in the ecosystem of microbes that live on and inside every one of us — our micro-biomes — as a major cause.

Documentary Film- Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future

Films, Community, and Science & Land

Topic: Western Wildfire

Documentary Film: River of Renewal

Films and Community

Learn how competing demands for water, food, and energy have pitted farmers, American Indians, and commercial fishermen against each other for decades in the 10 million acre Klamath River Basin.