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Children of the Amazon

by Denise Zmekhol

This inspiring story of struggle and resilience reveals how we are all “children of the Amazon,” breathing the same air and sharing the same fate.

Dirt! The Movie

by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow

Industrial farming, mining and urban development have endangered soil and resulted in cataclysmic droughts, starvation, floods and climate change. How can humans reconnect to dirt — the living skin of the Earth?

Independent Lens

Oil & Water

by Francine Strickwerda and Laurel Spellman Smith

Oil & Water is the true David & Goliath story of two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters. One fights for the survival of his Amazonian tribe, while the other attempts to revolutionize the oil industry.

Global Voices

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Waste Land

by Lucy Walker

"The moment when one thing turns into another is the most beautiful moment. A combination of sounds turns into music. And that applies to everything." — Brazilian artist Vik Muniz

Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead

The Water Project: Colombia

by Ricardo Restrepo Hernandez

An enlightening quartet of international documentaries designed to bring awareness and attention to the worldwide water crisis.

Global Perspectives Collection

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