This is a listing of some of the green-themed and environmental films that came out in the last couple of years. Click on each of the links below (or go to IMDB.com) to see previews/trailers, reviews, and descriptions of each film. I have not seen all or even most of these films yet, so I can't say whether all of them are worth seeing. Which ones have you seen and can you recommend?
Click here to see my previous listing of green-themed films; it lists movies that came out between 2006-2011.
Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a list of some green film festivals; those websites provide information on more films, including some brand new ones that haven’t been shown widely yet.
Environmental Films by Category
(Note: Many of the films in the Energy section below also relate to health issues, especially Hot Water, Gasland II, and the Atomic States of America)
Water/Oceans & Climate Change
If there are other relevant, recent films that you’ve seen and would recommend to others, please mention those in the Comments section below.
Environmental Film Festivals
These are a few of the annual film fests that I’m aware of. Please let everyone know about others by contributing a Comment! Many of the festivals’ websites feature video clips or entire films (short and full-length films), and they list many additional, new, independent films, beyond what I’ve listed above.
Environmental Film Festival, Washington, DC – March
San Francisco Green Film Festival, San Francisco, CA – May-June
One Earth Film Festival, Chicago area, IL – March
Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City, CA – January
Mountainfilm Festival, Telluride, CO – May
Planet in Focus environmental film festival, Toronto, Canada – November (and Earth Day)
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