This is a listing of films that came out in the last few years. I have not seen all of these films, so I can't say that all of them are worth seeing, but many of them have won awards or been critically acclaimed. Click on the links below (or go to IMDB.com) to see previews, reviews, or descriptions of each film.
Films on energy, fuel, and/or climate change:
Films on food and/or farming:
Films on other topics (e.g., health/toxins, water, pollution, localization, dolphins, etc.):
If there are other relevant films that you’ve heard of or seen and would recommend to others, please add those in the Comments section below.
* = Films that are marked with an asterisk are films that have a more positive or funny bent than many of the others. There are only so many bleak films about reality that people can (or should) watch in a row without getting depressed or angry and feeling helpless to make a difference. I find that it's best to take in some positive stories, solutions, and humor now and then, to keep myself sane and motivated...
Green Film Festivals
These are a few of the annual film fests that I’m aware of. Please let us all 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.
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