Earth Day Films from Kanopy
For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Kanopy is giving you free access to the film Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. You can view this anytime from April 22-29, thanks to a partnership Kanopy has with Kino Lorber.
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch was directed by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and Nicholas de Pencier, and is narrated by Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander. In Anthropocene, the filmmakers travel to 6 continents and 20 countries to examine the impact humans have had on our planet. This film is the third in a trilogy; other films include Manufactured Landscapes (2006) and Watermark (2013). It was an Official Selection at the Sundance Film Festival, and won two Canadian Screen Awards in 2019.
Other Earth Day film options
Try these other offerings through Kanopy:
GMO OMG: Filmmaker and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how they affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice.
No Impact Man: What does it really take to live eco-effectively? For one year, Colin Beavan swore off plastic and toxins, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a bicycle nut, and tried to save the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his young daughter and his Prada-wearing wife along for the ride.
An Inconvenient Truth: This is a wake-up call that cuts through myths and misconceptions to deliver the message that global warming is a real and present danger. AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brings home Al Gore’s persuasive argument that we must act now to save the earth.
Unity: The Interconnectedness of Life on Earth: 100 celebrities narrate this enlightening documentary that re-examines the interconnectedness of all life on Earth, ponders our place in the universe, while taking viewers on an epic journey through the history of civilization and beyond.
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