Yasuni: A Wild Idea

Exploring the complexity of oil development within a fragile ecosystem and its effects on the planet as a whole, this film focuses on Ecuador’s unprecedented proposal for fighting global climate […]

Useful Life

After 25 years, Cinemateca Uruguaya’s most devoted employee, Jorge (real-life Uruguayan critic Jorge Jellinek), still finds his inspiration in caring for the films and audiences that grace the seats and […]

Sucumbios, Land Without Evil

In 2011, a century had passed since the first oil extraction in Ecuador. In Sucumbíos, in the Ecuadorian Amazon, the oil drilling began in 1967 and has affected five indigenous […]

Stolen Land

In a land where many have known nothing but war, a tightly knit and fiercely proud people, the indigenous Nasa, are caught in the middle of a long-running civil war […]

Rebellion at Dawn

The story of the indigenous peoples of northern Argentina at the turn of the 20th century is about the eternal fight for land and the distribution of wealth. The film […]

Music Tree, The

Winner of the first annual Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film, presented by the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital The future of classical music hinges on the […]

El Muro

  Shows the human and environmental consequences of the newly constructed international border fence between San Diego and Tijuana. Along the way the film considers the reasons for the fence […]

Yasuni Man: Work In Progress

The Andes and Amazon collide in a wilderness teeming with biodiversity, natural resources and the indigenous Waorani people. Despite a UNESCO world heritage site designation, nothing endemic to Yasuni National […]

Silent River

Winner of the 2015 Eric Moe Sustainability Film Award Since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement 20 years ago, international companies have used the Santiago River as […]