Now they have turned their perceptive attention to seeds and you can be part of making this happen. SEED: The Untold Story – a feature-length documentary film, tells the harrowing and heartening story of humans’ 12,000-year relationship with seeds.
Learn more and support their kickstart campaign HERE!
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace is a 2011 BBC documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis. The series argues that computers have failed to liberate humanity and instead have “distorted and simplified our view of the world around us”. The title is taken from the 1967 poem of the same name by Richard Brautigan. The first of three episodes aired in May 2011 on BBC2.
And you can watch all three HERE!
If you’re Salatin fans like we are, this will be right up your alley:
The Last Crop is a CALL TO ACTION that addresses timely issues that are confronting our nation’s farmers – see The New York Times Op-Ed piece, “Keep Farmland for Farmers”.
GLEASON RANCH: Risking Everything
A Fundraising Campaign to Finish the Documentary Film!
In the face of great loss, two sisters struggle to hold onto their 150-year-old, 5th-generation family ranch. And while the ranch—their home—becomes more difficult to maintain, so does their relationship. Harnessing moments of celebration, sadness, tragedy, and joy, Gleason Ranch becomes a powerful place of life, death, and the precious connection we hold with the natural world.
Help us raise $35,000 in 35 days! Gifts awarded to the highest donor of each day!
Support me on this journey to share an important story.
Watch this trailer for a powerful new documentary about how supposedly well-meaning Dutch and Swedish investments can result in land grabbing and human rights abuses in one small community in Mozambique.
In the northern province of Niassa, Mozambique, one company, Chikweti, set up with investments by Swedish and Norwegian churches and the Dutch pension fund, ABP is establishing large tree plantations. Chikweti not only promised their investors a large financial return, but also claimed it would deliver jobs, environmental protection and community development to the region. It seemed a win-win for everyone. Continue Reading →
Wisconsin Rising tells the story of how Wisconsin became a testing ground for the nation in 2011. It was the canary in the coal mine as big money and power waited to see how far they could push people’s rights, in a political environment where corporations have greater and greater clout and ordinary citizens are losing their ability to obtain redress. Continue Reading →
A funny and timely film about intellectual property rights and bullying!
Advance Film Screening: Growing Cities (7:30-10pm)
- Filene Hall at Skidmore College 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY (This is Skidmore College’s official address. Filene Hall is pinpointed in the Google Map link.)
- Farm Aid and Skidmore College present Growing Cities, a new documentary about urban farming. Join us for an advanced screening (doors at 7:30pm, film at 8pm), followed by a panel discussion featuring the filmmaker. Popcorn will be provided by Yolo! Snacks.
- Free parking is available in Skidmore’s Arts Quad Lots A and B. Lot A directions: From Skidmore’s main entrance, take a left onto Perimeter Road, then a right into lot A, near the Arthur Zankel Music Center. Lot B directions: From the main entrance, continue straight across the intersection. Lot B will be on your right.
- Free, but please register at www.farmaid.org/events
If you can’t make it, view the trailer or catch another upcoming screening.
Be it tractor or truck. A film about text accidents by werner hertzog.
From One Second to the Next
They’re still seeking some funding. Check out the indiegogo campaign
Hudson Rising: Stories of Revival from the Hudson Valley
We’re trying to complete our movie about the Hudson Valley – and we need your help to do it!
After three years, production of Hudson Rising is nearly complete and the premiere is scheduled for October 26th 2013! Hudson Rising is a collection of stories celebrating citizens who are making a difference in the Valley: kids rebuilding downtowns, farmers reinventing farming, the scientist who dreamed that the Hudson Valley could become the next Silicon Valley, and many more. Continue Reading →