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Powerful Fall Films

Written by Gary Tomchuk

New films are giving us deeper insights into the challenges, as well as solutions and heroes for what is happening in the world. Trafficked was only the second film to premiere at the UN! Film festivals from coast to coast are providing opportunities to see these important films. Check the website for all the new releases and more film festivals.

New Releases

Happening ‘Happening’ is personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. Unlikely entrepreneurs in communities from Georgetown, TX to Buffalo, NY reveal pioneering clean energy solutions while my discovery of how clean energy works, and what it means...

Trafficked Millions of vulnerable girls worldwide are being ensnared by human traffickers into the insidious world of sex slavery and exploited relentlessly to generate profits of a hundred billion dollars a year. That is more than the annual profits of Google, Microsoft, Nike and Starbucks combined...

Jane Jane tells the story of Jane Goodall’s life, especially her early forays into chimpanzee cultures in Tanzania, The backbone of the film is over 100 hours of 16mm footage that’s been locked away in the National Geographic archives for 50 years ...

 

Wasted WASTED! The Story of Food Waste is a feature-length documentary that will change how people buy, cook and eat food. Every year, 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown out. That's $218 billion worth of food produced for human consumption that never gets eaten ... .



Film Festivals
Awareness Film Festival Oct 5-15 Los Angeles, CA The mission of the Awareness Film Festival is to inform and inspire audiences through a program of films on Ecological, Political, Health/Well Being and Spiritual topics. We are honored to have the opportunity to spotlight film-makers committed to making positive change throughout the world...

Mill Valley Film Festival Oct 5-15 Mill Valley, CA Since 1977 this once small, 3 day showcase into an 11 day, internationally acclaimed cinema event presenting a wide variety of new films from around the world in an engaged, community setting. The festival has an impressive track record...

Planet in Focus Film Festival 10/19-22 Toronto, CAN Planet in Focus showcases 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 ...

Social Change Film Festival 10/13-15 Chicago, Il The Chicago International Social Change Film Festival's (Social Change) mission is to provide a platform for filmmakers of all experience levels from all over the world to tell untold truths via film...

Woodstock Film Festival 10/12-15 Woodstock, NY
Bioneers Film Festival 10/20-21 San Rafael, CA
United Nations Association Film Festival 10/19-29 Palo Alto, CA


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