BLUE is the story our generation need to hear. The industrialization that has occurred in the oceans over the last century, mirrors the events that triggered mass extinctions on land. Industrial scale fishing, habitat destruction, species loss and pollution have placed the ocean in peril. ...
Planet in Focus Film Festival

Planet in Focus Film Festival


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October 19, 2017
Now in our 18th year, Planet in Focus is an environmental media arts organization with year-round programming. Our mandate is to produce cultural events that showcase engaging and artistic films that question, explore, and tell stories about the world in which we live. We use film as a catalyst for public awareness, discussion and engagement on a broad range of environmental issues.

Our goal is to enlighten, engage, and entertain audiences of all backgrounds – through film. This year's films include:

Blue (AUSTRALIA) Karina Holden / 2017 / 76 min / G
Brasília: Life After Design (CANADA, BRAZIL, UNITED KINGDOM) Bart Simpson / 2017
Can You Dig This? (UNITED STATES) Delila Vallot / 2015 / 85 min / 14A
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas (SWEDEN, GERMANY, FINLAND) Joakim Demmer / 2017
Death by Design (UNITED STATES, CHINA) Sue Williams / 2016 / 73 min
Denial (UNITED STATES) Derek Hallquist / 2016 / 74 min / G
Dream Empire (CHINA) David Borenstein / 2016 / 73 min
Dusk Chorus (ITALY) Alessandro D’Emilia, Nika Saravanja; Author: David Monacchi / 2016
El Remolino / The Swirl (MEXICO) Laura Herrero Garvín / 2016 / 73 min / PG
Food Co-op (FRANCE) Thomas Boothe / 2016 / 97 min / G
Giants Among Us– Rick Hansen and the Great White Sturgeon (CANADA) Robert Moberg /2017
Homo Sapiens (SWITZERLAND, GERMANY, AUSTRIA) Nikolaus Geyrhalter / 2016 / 94 min
Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry (UNITED STATES) Laura Dunn / 2016 / 80 min
Modified (CANADA) Aube Giroux / 2017 / 86 min / G
Poached (UNITED STATES) Timothy Wheeler / 2015 / 91 min / PG
Sea of Life (CANADA) Julia Barnes / 2017 / 88 min
The Day the Sun Fell (SWITZERLAND) Aya Domenig / 2015 / 78 min / PG
The Last Pig (UNITED STATES) Allison Argo / 2017 / 53 min / PG
Unfractured (CANADA, UNITED STATES, ROMANIA) Chanda Chevannes / 2017 / 93 min / PG
Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (UNITED STATES) Anna Chai, Nari Kye / 2017 / 85 min


The Perfect Donor is an exploration into the world of commercial egg donation. The emotional stories of young women who provide eggs, so that others can create the families of their dreams, reveal why women become egg donors, how they feel about the process, and how they...