Environment Films

A Biblical View of Justice

Explores biblical justice beginning with creation and sin in Genesis, through the Exodus and Sinai traditions and the eighth-century prophets, culminating in...
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A Life on Our Planet

A nature & environmental documentary featuring Emmy-winning narrator David Attenborough (“Our Planet,” “Planet Earth II”), who recounts his life, and the evolutionary...
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An Inconvenient Truth

Former Vice President Al Gore, lends an appropriately sober face to the issue of global warming in this arresting documentary. Read more.

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

A documentary that looks at humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet. Explores the industrialization and extraction in astonishing scale and perspective. Anthropocene...
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Bag It!

A documentary that follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic world. Jeb is not a radical environmentalist, but an average...
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Before the Flood

A National Geographic documentary that provides an account of the changes occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as...
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Chasing Coral

A documentary from Netflix about a group of scientists working to show one of the effects of climate change: the bleaching and...
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Chasing Ice

The story of environmental photographer James Balog’s mission to gather evidence of the changing planet called “The Extreme Ice Survey,” by using...
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Climate Change is Real

A short, animated video that addresses six common arguments challenging the science of climate change: This is the Coldest Winter Ever Climate...
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Climate Change: The Facts

A resource from PBS that brings together leading climate scientists who explain what might happen if global warming increases 1.5 degrees. Experts...
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From the Ashes

An award-winning documentary that focuses on Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry...
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Going Circular

A documentary that features four groundbreaking thinkers who navigate environmental, economic, and social crises of the modern age. They suggest that the...
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Greening the Ghetto

A TED Talk, featuring MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter, who details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx — and shows...
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How Whales Change Climate

A Vimeo production about whales at their historic populations, before their numbers were reduced, might have been responsible for removing tens of...
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How Wolves Change Rivers

When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable “trophic cascade” occurred. Read more....
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Into the Ice

A climate change documentary that follows several of the world’s leading glaciologists to Greenland to see just how fast the ice sheet...
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Laudato Si

An introduction, in 3 languages, to the encyclical letter of Pope Francis regarding the care for our common home. Read more.

Let’s Ban the Bead

This 2-minute short looks at plastic microbeads—the little bits of plastic in body washes, hand soaps, toothpaste and make up that end up...
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NASA Climate Video

A short animation of the Earth that graphically indicates temperatures rising from 2016 to 2020.

Nature Now

A short video featuring climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer/climate activist George Monbiot, who urge a natural solution to climate change: protecting...
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Our Planet

A documentary series from Netflix, narrated by David Attenborough, that highlights our planet’s natural beauty and examines how climate change is impacting...
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Plastic Wars

A documentary from PBS Frontline and NPR, investigates the fight over the future of plastics with the plastic industry expanding like never...
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Sinking Cities

A resource from PBS, this four-part series examines how cities such as New York, London, Tokyo and Miami are preparing for the...
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An investigation of the economic and environmental instability of America’s food system, from the agricultural issues we face — soil loss, water...
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The Awakening Universe

Uses images and an original musical score to show how science, spirit and ancient indigenous wisdom are now all converging. Read more.

The Stop Sign Analogy

A brief animation from Recycle Across America that explains how uniform labeling would help consumers recycle more effectively. Watch now  

The Story of Cap and Trade

Looks at the leading climate solution discussed at the Copenhagen 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference and argues that the “devils in...
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The Story of Change

Argues that it’s not bad shoppers who are putting our future at risk; it’s bad policies and business practices. If we really...
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The Story of Cosmetics

The seven-minute film examines the pervasive use of chemicals in everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo; the implications for...
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The Story of Electronics

Explores the high-tech revolution’s collateral damage—25 million tons of e-waste and counting, poisoned workers and a public left holding the bill, including...
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The Story of Plastic

A resource from The Story of Stuff Project, the film reveals the truth behind plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic...
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The Story of Stuff

A 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of production and consumption patterns while exposing the connections between environmental and social issues,...
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The True Cost of Gold

A short TED animation, looks into why gold-rich countries in Africa aren’t seeing the income they should be — given the price...
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The Water Front

The story of an American city in crisis but it is not just about water, it also touches on the essence of...
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Documentary offers a look at the global corporate drive to control and profit from water—from bottles to tap as it tells the...
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Three Seconds

A short film that uses a 24 hour clock to look at what humans have done to the earth, where we stand...
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To the Ends of the Earth

An award winning documentary that follows concerned citizens living at the frontiers of extreme oil and gas extraction, bearing witness to a...
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To Which We Belong

A documentary that highlights farmers and ranchers leaving behind conventional practices that are no longer profitable or sustainable. With quiet courage they...
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