Films
A Plastic Ocean
Craig Leeson | 2016
Hong Kong, United Kingdom | 102 min | 12+ years | English

When he discovers the world’s oceans brimming with plastic waste, a documentary filmmaker investigates the pollution’s environmental impacts

Films
The Return
All Equal? Shared Planet
Eriberto Gualinga | 2021
Ecuador | 17 min | 8+ years | Amazonian Kichwa with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

A family in the Ecuadorian Amazon is spending lockdown in the relative safety of the jungle. As they reconnect with dormant ancestral knowledge, away from the distractions of modern life, their affinity with nature begins to flourish.

Films
Save The Arctic
Greenpeace | 2014
New Zealand | 1 min | English

The Arctic is slowly melting, a process being sped on by the corporate greed of many. This campaign film from Greenpeace calls to make the Arctic a unique and protected nature reserve.

Films
Save the Mussels!
Shared Planet
Harvey Pole | 2021
Scotland | 2 min | 5+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Young people from Cromar Future Group help a googly-eyed mussel shell share impacts of climate change and positive actions we can take.

Films
Scenes From a Dry City
Shared Planet
Simon Wood & François Verster | 2018
United States | 13 min

Screened as part of TOAFF19

What happens when a major metropolitan area like Cape Town runs out of water? Are all residents equal in the face of the drought?

Topics: Climate
Films
Sky Aelans
Shared Planet
Georgianna Lepping, Jeremy Gwao, Regina Lepping, Zahiyd Namo, Junior Patrick Makau, Manner Lévo, Neil Nuia, Daniel Kakadi, Edward Manuga | 2019
Solomon Islands, United States | 6 min | 8+ years | Solomon Pijin with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

A celebration of the bond between the communities of the Solomon Islands’ last untouched rainforest, as they claim their rights as the last guardians of the Sky Aelans – the sacred, high mountain forests.

Films
Smog Town
Shared Planet
Meng Han | 2019
China, South Korea, Netherlands | 88 min | 12+ years | Chinese (Mandarin) with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

In one of China’s most smog-ridden cities, the government’s “Blue Sky War” is in full swing. Though the problem is obvious, solutions are decidedly less so.

Films
Some Thing
Elena Walf | 2015
Germany | 6 min | No dialogue

Oil, gold and fire are the treasures inside the proud giant mountains. For the little mountain it’s impossible to keep up with that…or is it? A celebration of nature, and the value it holds.

Films
Soyalism
Shared Planet The Bigger Picture
Enrico Parenti, Stefano Liberti | 2018
Italy | 65 min | 12+ years | English

Screened as part of TOAFF19

Food production has increasingly become huge business for a handful of giant corporations. How do we re-prioritise workers’ rights, animal welfare and environmental sustainability?

Films
Surviving Progress
Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks | 2011
Canada | 86 min | 12+ years | English, French, Portuguese

Humanity’s ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiralling us downwards, towards collapse?