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08

Apr

Filmmakers stopped from digging through landfill in search of video gamesIt’s known as the worst video game of all time, but despite toxic conditions, 2 companies want to dig up ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ Atari games that were dumped in the 1980s.

Filmmakers stopped from digging through landfill in search of video games
It’s known as the worst video game of all time, but despite toxic conditions, 2 companies want to dig up ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ Atari games that were dumped in the 1980s.

24

Jan

Catdance: The furry side of the Sundance Film FestivalNow in it’s second year, this mini-festival honors the best original, scripted cat films - while also benefiting pets in need.

Catdance: The furry side of the Sundance Film Festival
Now in it’s second year, this mini-festival honors the best original, scripted cat films - while also benefiting pets in need.

18

Nov

'Speciesism: The Movie' has a bone to pick with meat eatersFirst-time filmmaker Mark Devries tells MNN how he made his controversial new film and discusses the ethics of eating animals.

'Speciesism: The Movie' has a bone to pick with meat eaters
First-time filmmaker Mark Devries tells MNN how he made his controversial new film and discusses the ethics of eating animals.

11

Sep

Lights! Camera! Tragedy! Famous ‘cursed’ moviesTroubles on the set and suspicious deaths helped to cultivate a nasty reputation for these famous films.

Lights! Camera! Tragedy! Famous ‘cursed’ movies
Troubles on the set and suspicious deaths helped to cultivate a nasty reputation for these famous films.

22

Jul

What do you know about the farmer who grew your coffee?A forthcoming documentary follows movement to link poor growers with roasters and consumers.

What do you know about the farmer who grew your coffee?
A forthcoming documentary follows movement to link poor growers with roasters and consumers.

14

Mar

7 must-see movies from the D.C. Environmental Film Festival
From loony moon lovers and fruit hunters to lost rivers and toxic uranium mining, D.C.’s innovative festival has something for everyone.

7 must-see movies from the D.C. Environmental Film Festival

From loony moon lovers and fruit hunters to lost rivers and toxic uranium mining, D.C.’s innovative festival has something for everyone.

02

Mar

Annie Leonard is the writer, director and star of the popular video "The Story of Stuff," a 21-minute video that clearly lays out the problem of our societal addiction to stuff — owning stuff, buying stuff and throwing out old stuff. It’s not an easy message to hear, since nearly all of us are complicit in the problem of stuff, but it’s one that we all need to hear. Leonard is responsible for getting people to at least think about the problem, even if they all don’t agree with her. She has since branched out and produced videos about cap and trade, bottled water, cosmetics, electronics, and the story of Citizens United v. FEC.
6 world-changing filmmakers

Annie Leonard is the writer, director and star of the popular video "The Story of Stuff," a 21-minute video that clearly lays out the problem of our societal addiction to stuff — owning stuff, buying stuff and throwing out old stuff. It’s not an easy message to hear, since nearly all of us are complicit in the problem of stuff, but it’s one that we all need to hear. Leonard is responsible for getting people to at least think about the problem, even if they all don’t agree with her. She has since branched out and produced videos about cap and trade, bottled water, cosmetics, electronics, and the story of Citizens United v. FEC.

6 world-changing filmmakers

23

Feb


 Robot cams reveal secret lives of penguins



Cameras disguised as snow, rocks and 3 different species of penguin provided unique footage for the BBC documentary, ‘Penguins: Spy in the Huddle.’
Cameras disguised as snow, rocks and 3 different species of penguin provided unique footage for the BBC documentary, ‘Penguins: Spy in the Huddle.’

28

Aug

Internet Cat Video Film Festival to be held in MinneapolisThousands of cat videos were nominated, but only one will be honored with the Golden Kitty Award at the Aug. 30 event.
Read on to learn what videos will be featured, who the nominees are, and where you can watch the festival.

Internet Cat Video Film Festival to be held in Minneapolis
Thousands of cat videos were nominated, but only one will be honored with the Golden Kitty Award at the Aug. 30 event.

Read on to learn what videos will be featured, who the nominees are, and where you can watch the festival.

19

Jul

Watch: ‘The Audacity to Dream’Debuted earlier this month at the International Space University, this short film invites a new generation to imagine and explore the universe’s secrets.

Watch: ‘The Audacity to Dream’
Debuted earlier this month at the International Space University, this short film invites a new generation to imagine and explore the universe’s secrets.