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TINY: A Story About Living Small

TINY: A Story About Living Small (Directors: Merete Mueller and Christopher Smith): Tiny home: a liv­ing struc­ture that can range any­where from 60 to 500 square feet and is typ­ic­ally in the 120 to 200 square foot range. Tiny homes … Continue read­ing

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Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson

Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson (Director: Trish Dolman): There’s been no short­age of the spot­light on envir­on­mental and animal rights act­iv­ist Paul Watson in recent years. In 2008, the Pirate for the Sea doc­u­ment­ary examined his life, the pop­u­lar … Continue read­ing

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Wiebo’s War

Wiebo’s War (Director: David York): David York opens his enga­ging film with an inter­est­ing scene. Wiebo Ludwig, the sub­ject of the film, is sit­ting around a table with sev­eral of his sons and the film crew, and Wiebo is con­cerned … Continue read­ing

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FUTURESTATES Season 2

Last year, I was very excited by the first “sea­son” of FUTURESTATES, a series of shorts com­mis­sioned by the Independent Television Service (ITVS) to explore the fol­low­ing ques­tion: ” What will become of America in five, 25, or even 50 … Continue read­ing

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Dreamland (Draumalandið)

Dreamland (Draumalandið) (Directors: Þhorfinnur Guðnason and Andri Snær Magnasson): My wife and I had the very good for­tune to visit Iceland in September 2008, mere days before the col­lapse of their bank­ing sys­tem. Since we were there par­tially to cover … Continue read­ing

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