• Peacock's WarA moving portrait of legendary environmentalist, Doug Peacock. >>
  • The Mystery of Chaco CanyonUnveiling the ancient astronomy of southwestern Pueblo Indians. >>
  • Banking on DisasterThe grave consequences of building a road through the heart of Amazonia. >>
  • What's On Your Plate?A witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics. >>
  • In the Ashes of the Forest - Part 1Saga of two colonists in the Amazon rainforest. >>
  • In the Ashes of the Forest - Part 2Concludes the Amazon colonists' saga. >>
  • City DarkThe definitive story of light pollution and the disappearing stars. >>
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New! - In Our Backyard is a classic documentary on the nation's first encounter with toxic waste, providing a complete and moving account of the way people involved, both in government and in the community, responded to the frightening situation at Love Canal. View now

Peacock's War is a moving portrait of legendary environmentalist, Doug Peacock. Doug Peacock was the model for Hayduke in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang, has been a legendary figure in the environmental movement for the last 25 years. View now

The Dhamma Brothers explores how an overcrowded maximum-security prison is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program. View now

The City Dark chronicles the disappearance of darkness. The film follows filmmaker (and amateur astronomer) Ian Cheney (KING CORN), who moves to New York City from Maine and discovers an urban sky almost completely devoid of stars. He poses a deceptively simple question, 'What do we lose, when we lose the night?' View now

The Mystery of Chaco Canyon examines the deep enigmas presented by the massive prehistoric remains found in Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico. It is the summation of 20 years of research. The film reveals that between 850 and 1150 AD, the Chacoan people designed and constructed massive ceremonial buildings in a complex celestial pattern throughout a vast desert region. Aerial and time lapse footage, computer modeling, and interviews with scholars show how the Chacoan culture designed, oriented and located its major buildings in relationship to the sun and moon. View now

Banking on Disaster is a unique and vitally important documentary about this century's worst environmental disaster-the destruction of the Amazonian rainforest. Noted British documentarian Adrian Cowell has spent the last decade filming the opening up of Amazonia, the last great frontier. In this film he documents the disastrous consequences of paving a road through the heart of the world's largest rainforest in Brazil. View now

What's On Your Plate? is a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics. Over the course of one year, the film follows two eleven-year-old multiracial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain. Sadie and Safiyah talk to food activists, farmers, and storekeepers, as they address questions regarding the origin of the food they eat, how it's cultivated, and how many miles it travels from farm to fork. View now

In the Ashes of the Forest - Part I chronicles the saga of two colonists, Chico and Renato, and a never previously photographed Indian tribe, the Uru Eu Wau Wau. Renato is a landless peasant who has been lured into the rainforest with promises of free land and big harvests. He and his neighbors slash and burn the forest to clear the land, only to discover that the soil is so poor their crops will not grow. View now

In the Ashes of the Forest - Part II continues the saga of the two hapless farmers. In retaliation for the settlers' incursions, the Indians kidnap Chico's 7-year-old son. As the little boy's family searches for the kidnappers, the government tries to make peace with the Indians. By the decade's end, the fate of Chico's boy is learned; an epidemic kills many of the Indians; the settlers' farms have failed; and more than 15% of the forest has been destroyed. View now