A Letter to Congress: An film rendition of Wallace Stegner’s 1960 letter to Congress about the importance of wilderness and reminding us that our unified voice can help prevent the transfer of our most valuable heritage- our public lands- to private and corporate interests.
Chasing Wild: Journey Into The Sacred Headwaters: Three friends set off on a 400km biking and paddling expedition through the heart of the sacred headwaters in northwestern British Columbia, home to the Tahltan people. In the wake of the devastating Mount Polley Mine disaster, the team’s goal is to understand what is at stake as a wave of new mines are developed across this remote corner of the province.
Lost in Light: A short visually astonishing film on how light pollution affects the view of the night skies, and how astral views get progressively better as you move farther away from the artificial lights of human society.
Salmon People The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest”: The story of why we should reject GE salmon from the perspective of NW tribal leaders. This film features Valerie Segrest – Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project, Fawn Sharp – President of the Quinault Nation, and Louie Ungaro, Muckleshoot fisherman and tribal council member.
The Salmon Will Run: The story of Chief Caleen Sisk of the Winnemem Wintu tribe and the journey to bring salmon home. This film brings audience members to the heart of the Winnemem Wintu’s mission, helping viewers understand what is at stake, and why we all need to be involved in this inspiring effort.
(unofficial) History of the National Parks: This short film covers everything from the creation of National Park to the challenges they ensure and inadvertently create; and how they provide benefit to both individuals and society.
Yellowstone’s Northern Range: The Northern Range is the hub of wildlife in Yellowstone National Park, the winter range for the largest elk herd in Yellowstone and arguably the most carnivore-rich area in North America. Yellowstone’s Northern Range explores how early predator removal changed the ecosystem, and how restoration of carnivores has had significant and unexpected impacts on the habitat.
Groundtruthing the Tongass: A team of activists look at modern old-growth clearcut logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. From Wrangell to Prince of Wales Island, the team seeks the unvarnished truth behind the last gasp of industrial logging on the Last Frontier.
Where the Wild Things Play: Women base jump from high desert cliffs, perform tricks on slacklines, climb granite routes, shred singletrack, and ski backcountry line. This rowdy ode to female athletes leaves no doubt about the state of women in today’s outdoor world: badass.
The Mirnavator: Ultra-runners overcome obstacles on every trail. While competing in her first 50K trail race of the season, Mirna Valerio must overcome the negative voices that don’t believe she belongs in the sport.
Valve Turners: On October 11, 2016, in solidarity with Standing Rock and in response to the climate emergency we are facing, a team of activists took direct action shutting off the 5 pipelines carrying tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada into the United States. Valve Turners explores why law abiding citizens would risk their freedoms by breaking the law to protect the climate for future generations.
Water Warriors: In 2013, Texas-based SWN Resources arrived in New Brunswick, Canada to explore for natural gas. In response, a multicultural group of unlikely warriors set up a series of road blockades, preventing exploration. After months of resistance, their efforts not only halted drilling; they elected a new government and won an indefinite moratorium on fracking in the province. Water Warriors is the story of a community’s successful fight to protect their water from the oil and natural gas industry.