Five environmental films to watch when you’re stuck at home due to coronavirus

Reserve your days and get the popcorn ready! For two weeks or even more when you’re stuck at home due to the spread of the coronavirus, watch these following environmental films to treat yourself something quite sweet and meaningful.

KOKOTA: The Islet of Hope

Climate Category

English, French – 29 mins

KOKOTA: The Islet of Hope follows the resilient people who are living on the front lines of climate change. This short film shows viewers how these unlikely heroes have attempted to suffer from a warming climate by reforesting their island.

Empathy*

Ecological Transition category

English, French, Spanish – 75 mins

At last there is a film that asks the right questions about the relationship between humanbeings and animals. Although Empathy* doesn’t show any shocking images, it addresses how animals are abused and aberrated in our way of life.

Bike vs. Cars

Energy category

English, French – 91mins

Bikes vs. Cars tells the story of a global crisis that we all need to talk about: climate, earth’s resources and cities that all have been consumed entirely by the cars. It follows activists and thinkers who are fighting for better planet.

Le Semeur (The Sower)

Biodiversity category

English, French – 77 mins

Le Semeur (The Sower) is apoetic and engaging portrait of a man putting his knowledge and passion to work in order to protect the biodiversity of vegetables.

The E-waste Tragedy

Pollution and Waste category

English – 52 mins, French – 86mins

Each year, developed countries throw away up to 50 million tons of electrical and electronic waste, including TVs, mobile phones, computers, and appliances. Can this toxic waste be stopped? How much longer are humanbeings going to ignore the problem? Watch The E-waste Tragedy to find out.

Futur d’espoir (The Hope of our Future)

Food Category

English, French – 94mins

This documentary deeply shows the difficulties of agriculture as well as explores the alternatives through the eyes of the film’s young director – a 17-year-old boy.

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