AQUATEAM – SEA ADVENTURE

The marine biologist Marysun sails with her friends to explore the Mediterranean sea. Suddenly, they stumble on a plastic soup threatening a pod of sperm whales. Quite a challenge for the AquaTeam! Directed by Massimo Montigiani * Filmmaker in Attendance online

SHADOW WEAVERS

Clothing has forever distinguished and cemented bonds of cultural identity, but along the Peruvian Andes a network of encoded messages is woven into every hat. This is a story of how wool and straw become forms of communication and resistance- where one’s hat can be read as easily as a book, without uttering a word. […]

LAST OF THE RIGHT WHALES

 Last of the Right Whales follows the right whale migration and the people committed to saving a species still struggling to recover from centuries of hunting.  Featuring breathtaking footage of the majestic but rarely seen North Atlantic right whale – as observed through the eyes of scientists, photographers, rescuers and fisherman – we bear witness to […]

AGAINST THE CURRENT

Against the Current is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the journey of South African endurance swimmer Sarah Ferguson, as she attempts to become the first human ever to swim around Easter Island (Rapa Nui) non-stop. It tells the story of a global team united, not only in trying to make Sarah’s 40-mile challenge a success, […]

AQUARIUMS: THE DARK HOBBY

In Hawaii, a group of Native Hawaiians and conservationists struggles politically to protect the exotic fish being looted from the reefs. Turtles, whales, and dolphins are all protected, but not the fish. Now many are on the verge of extinction. 28 million fish are in the aquarium trade pipeline at any given time. They undergo […]

SOUL OF THE OCEAN

Soul of the Ocean explores the complexity of ocean ecosystems. Spectacular underwater cinematography reveals communities of interdependent marine species and highlights the critical role biodiversity plays in maintaining a healthy ocean. Every species has a part to play. And today, as humans become increasingly intimate with the ocean, we discover that we have a part […]

THE TERRITORY

THE TERRITORY provides an immersive on-the-ground look at the tireless fight of the Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people against the encroaching deforestation brought by illegal settlers and an association of non-native farmers in the Brazilian Amazon. With awe-inspiring cinematography showcasing the titular landscape, and richly textured sound design, the film takes audiences deep into the Uru-eu-wau-wau community, […]

THE WITNESS IS A WHALE

The Witness Is a Whale reveals one of the greatest environmental crimes of the 20th Century – the secret and illegal killing of hundreds of thousands of whales by the Soviet Union and Japan during the Cold War. Through never-before-seen archival footage, hidden documents, and personal records kept by Soviet scientists, The Witness Is a Whale exposes […]