Save The Earth
(Tatiana Poliektova and Filippo Rivetti, Russia/Australia, animated, 2014, 2:40 min) No dialogue.
Sometimes were so busy we forget that the real beauty of this world is right in front of our eyes.
The Children of the Earth (Awaskinawason) watch the trailer: http://www.wapikoni.ca/movies/awaskinawason-the-children-of-the-earth
(Antony Dubé, Atikamekw Nation/Canada, animated, 2015, 3 min) No dialogue.
Awaskinawason is made up of the Atikamekw words awacic (child), aski (earth) and takonawason (having the responsibility for). The film calls on us to respect the great circle of life.
(Maris Brinkmanis, Latvia, animated, 2015, 12 min) No dialogue.
When a man dumps his trash near the Foresters home, his animal friends decide to teach the litterbug a lesson.
The Red Herring watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/127824022
(Leevi Lemmetty, Ireland/Finland, animated, 2015, 6:30 min) No dialogue
A group of penguins get too greedy for their own good, and its up to one little ice fisher to stop them.
The Earth at My Hands - Without Water watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/174708517
(Nicolas Conte, Argentina, animated, 2016, 4:22 min) Spanish with English subtitles.
What would happen if we ended up without drinkable water? Mara finds out, with help from her cat.
Impressions of Life
(Ehsan Masoom, Iran, animated, 2016, 1:40 min) No dialogue
A dream of humanitys destruction of its ancient inheritance, inspired by a 14th-century Persian carpet.
(Idil Ar Ucaner, Turkey, animated, 2016, 7:17 min) No dialogue
A girl who grows up surrounded by nature makes a frustrating change to city living as an adult.
(Paul and Sandra Fierlinger, USA, animated, 2014, 8:40 min) English.
Budding young scientist Jane Goodall and her stuffed chimpanzee explore the natural world.
Pork Chops watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/127824022
(Bárbara Balsategui, Mexico, live action, 2013, 15 min) Spanish with English subtitles.
Valentina is bored of rural farm life until she meets Carnitas, a sweet little pig. But her family has other plans for him...
Bright Spots watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/142365832
(Jilli Rose, Australia, animated, 2016, 7:47 min) English.
A lushly animated portrait of scientist Nick Holmes and his work preventing extinctions on islands.
Notes to parents: In Pork Chops, a family considers eating a beloved family pig, but theres a happy ending. There is brief imagery of dead animals in Bright Spots.
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