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Asparagus

by Robby Henson

In a regimented greenhouse laboratory, an isolated agricultural engineer named Dekard learns lessons about life and love from a fertilizer delivery agent and a renegade asparagus.

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Children of the Northern Lights

by Andrew MacLean

Two astronauts on a prospecting mission to find a new supply of energy crash land on a distant planet, where alien beings offer a chance at a survival — but at a great cost.

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The Dig

by Bennett Cohen

As the world faces environmental collapse, a group of archaeologists venture into a toxic desert wasteland, determined to unearth a lost civilization. Can this ancient disaster help them avert their own ruin?

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Mister Green

by Greg Pak

In this parable about change, a jaded government undersecretary becomes the unwitting test subject for an experimental program to curb global warming.

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Plastic Bag

by Ramin Bahrani

Struggling with its immortality, a discarded plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) ventures through the environmentally barren remains of America as it searches for its maker.

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The Rise

by Garret Williams

In the radically altered housing market of the future, an older couple must forego their dreams of retirement and adapt to the ever-evolving definition of the American dream.

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The Spring of Sorrow

by Suzi Yoonessi

Two sisters live a nomadic life, displaced by global warming. Trapped in the desert in the midst of a water shortage, Isabelle tells her younger sister Lily a fairytale that explains how this tragedy came to be.

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That Which Once Was

by Kimi Takesue

In 2032, an eight-year-old Caribbean boy, displaced by global warming, fends for himself as an environmental refugee in a hostile Northern metropolis and forms an unexpected friendship with an Inuk ice carver.

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White

by A. Sayeeda Clarke

It’s another 120-degree December day in New York City. With no money to pay for medical care for his pregnant wife, Bato races against the sun to save his family.


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