Activism Documentaries

Children of the Front

Civil war broke out in the Central African Republic in 2012.  It was a bloody conflict between Muslims (Seleka) and Christians (Anti-balaka) that led to the loss of thousands of lives.

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Orca Rescue

This short film was shot on location in New Zealand. It documents the life and research of Dr. Ingrid Visser. From a very young age, Dr.

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Danny From North Korea

This is the story of a young man named Danny, who was born in a small town in North Korea where he lived with his mother and grandmother.

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The Living Forest

The concept of Kawsak Sacha (living forest) is not new; it’s just common sense. And the Kitchwa men and women know exactly why this is important.

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AKA Lonely

In Western Mexico, there’s a place called Michoacán de Ocampo. It’s one of the states that comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.

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Keep the Coast on Your Left

Kayaking From LA to Tijuana To Fight Tuna Overfishing

These days, if you want to get your message across, you need to think outside the box. This is exactly what Andrew Szabo, an environmental activist and novice kayaker did.

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REFUGE

Human Stories From The Refugee Crisis

The world is changing quickly and the things that some take for granted are impossible dreams for others. Many men, women, and children have had to leave the comforts of their home and the familiarity of their place of birth to set out on a quest for survival.

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Beauties Save the World

Taking On The Silent Eco Threat From Plastic Microbead Pollution

A team comprised of 14 female researchers hop on a yacht and sail to the Caribbean. When they first made the announcement, there were many chuckles.

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The Shegué, the Sorcerer, and Che Guevara

Saving The Congo's 'Witch Kids'

According to United Nations data, in the Democratic Republic of The Congo, there are over 25,000 homeless children. Many of them are living in that condition because they have been accused of doing witchcraft.

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Before the Flood

The Science Is Clear, The Future Is Not

In this documentary, United Nations Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio takes a three-year personal journey around the world with the intention of exploring the topic of climate change.

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Tashi And The Monk

How Far Will Kindness Take You?

Lobsang Phuntsok is a Buddhist monk that received the honor of being trained under the guidance of His Holiness The Dalai Lama.

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No Laughing Matter

When Refugeses Find Their Smiles Again...

In 2015, more than 800,000 immigrants entered Greece illegally through Turkey.  They came from the Middle East and Africa. These days it has become common for thousands of volunteers to travel to Lesbos, Greece to meet these refugees and offer assistance. 

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Greening The Revolution

Dom Heder, Brazilian Archbishop, once said ‘When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.’

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I’m Sameer From Damascus

The war in Syria has been going on for over five years. Many have fled the country but many have stayed.

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TURLOCK

On February 6, 2012 A & L Poultry egg farm workers abandoned 50,000 hens in wire cages without food. They simply walked off the compound and left the hens there to starve to death.

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BUM: 7 Days on the Streets of Melbourne

More than 100,000 people in Australia live on the streets without any access to secure and adequate housing. Almost half of them are under the age of 25 and a little over 50% are male.

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DISOBEDIENCE

The Rise of the Global Fossil Fuel Resistance

The weather is increasingly going to extremes. It’s either the hottest it has ever been or the coldest. There’s either a devastating drought or sudden flooding.

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The Potter’s Field

Somebody once said that you can tell a lot about how a society treats its living by the way it treats its dead.

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A Dream Preferred

Produced by Tribeca Digital Studios, in association with American Express, this film is a celebration of small businesses and entrepreneurship. It tells the story of the Taharka Brothers and their Original American Ice Cream Culture.

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Banana Land

Blood, Bullets, and Poison

It seems like everybody loves bananas. It’s the most consumed fruit in the United States although it’s grown hundreds of miles away.

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Forest Man

Almost four decades ago Jadav Payeng embarked on an impressive project. He decided that he wanted to save his beloved hometown.

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Green Gold

The story of how modern man is slowly exhausting the planet is not a new one. Deserts are advancing, water is becoming scarce, and every twelve years the Earth’s population increases by 1 billion people.

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Udita

This film documents five turbulent years in the lives of the women who are at the grass roots of the garment workers struggle in Bangladesh.

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Between the Peaks

This 2015 Best Documentary Feature Winner of the Mountain Film Festival portrays the experience of three friends who set out to climb two of the Seven Summits in 2013.

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