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date: 22nd Feb 2016

tags: Documentary, Environment, Wildlife


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Four men, sixteen wild horses, and three thousand miles of the untamed American West. “Unbranded” tells the story of a journey every bit as epic as it sounds.

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date: 5th Feb 2016

tags: Activism, Environment, Interview


Frackman

Producer Trish Lake talks about her film “Frackman”, and her career as a producer of both documentaries and feature films.

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date: 2nd Feb 2016

tags: Documentary, Environment, Wildlife


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Brumbies were once considered an Australian national icon. Today, however, these wild horses are classed as feral pests and are being culled by shooters in helicopters. Russell Kilbey’s The Man from Coxs River tells the fascinating story of Luke Carlon attempting to save a group of brumbies from this dismal fate.

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date: 7th Jan 2016

tags: Activism, Environment, Humanities, Politics


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Sundance Best Documentary nominated film How to Change the World” tracks the Greenpeace story harking back to a group of comrades who set sail into the Bering Sea to stop nuclear testing on islands west of Alaska in 1971. Amongst them; Vancouver Sun columnist Bob Hunter, a media-savvy journo who had brought his 16mm camera to document their voyage. Hunter captured the whole expedition on film from the regular maintenance of their vessel to when they encountered Nixon’s galleys.

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date: 17th Dec 2015

tags: Activism, Documentary, Environment, Law, Politics, Science


frackman

Australia will soon become the world’s biggest gas exporter as more than 30,000 ‘fracked’ wells are sunk in the state of Queensland alone. ‘The Frackman’, a.k.a. Dayne Pratzky, is an activist standing up to coal seam gas conglomerates who demand the right to drill wells on private farmland. Along with others in the community wanting to keep mining away from land where they’re planning to build new homes, Dayne soon realises they have no legal rights to prevent fracking on their own land.


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date: 8th Dec 2015

tags: Activism, Environment, Food, Humanities, Society


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Black Gold, directed by brothers Marc and Nick Francis, reveals the shocking truth about the coffee industry and the crippling poverty facing coffee farmers worldwide.
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date: 9th Nov 2015

tags: Activism, Documentary, Environment, Wildlife


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Beamafilm talked to Director Jim Stevens about the making of his documentary “Bilby Brothers” – and the difficulty of getting a bilby to smile for the camera! 
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Godfrey Reggio’s ‘Visitors’ is a compelling and provocative meditation on our fixation with screen-based media. Set to a compelling score by Phillip Glass, the film expands on his central themes of the hypnotic nature of technology and drives the point home with artful imagery.
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Ever since Hiroshima we’ve known the dangers of radioactivity. Its atomic potential, its deadly leakage, and the difficult issue of waste disposal, amongst other crucial detracting considerations. But could nuclear power in fact be the solution to global warming? Sundance Film Festival hit “Pandora’s Promise” makes a convincing argument supporting the view that nuclear energy, such as uranium, is in fact Earth’s greenest choice for an energy source. In “Pandora’s Promise”, director Robert Stone and his team of experts including Stewart Brand, Gwyneth Cravens and Mark Lynas set about proving that nuclear power is much more clean, and less dangerous, than traditional fossil fuels.
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