Planet Earth

All life on Earth is connected.

The beauty and variety of nature around the world is breathtaking, even in the most unlikely conditions, there is life. However, life on earth balances on sensitive equilibrium. The extinction of one species can have knock-on effects for a lot of other species, including humans. All living creatures contribute to the balance of nature and have the power to influence habitat, ecosystems and climate.

The earth is wide enough for all. - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Our Film Tips

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Earthlings

A documentary tackling the issue of the dependency of humans on animals - addressing pets, food, clothing, entertainment and scientific research. Good but hard to watch. Absolute reality and not for the faint-hearted.
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Baraka

"Baraka" is a silent movie, what lacks in audio commentary is made up for with overwhelmingly powerful pictures. Ron Fricke shows live on Earth from different perspectives with a soothing music for your soul.
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Home

Yann Arthus-Bertrands amazing pictures of Earth as well as the nicely shown ecological network of interactions make this movie a very suitable tool to access the topic sustainability.
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Earth

This movie takes us on a journey from the Arctic across the Tundra, Taiga, the Equator and the Kalahari Desert and across the oceans as far as Antarctica. It shows the beauty and diversity on this planet with a lot of very impressive footage.
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Revolution

Rob Stewart links global warming to the acidification of the oceans. A complete eradication of life in the oceans might be a possibility 20 years from now. Feature Film for the Filme für die Erde Festival 2013.
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Once upon a Forest

Without trees and their produced oxygen there would be no animals. This movie reveals some other fascinating facets of trees and tropical forests. Did you know that trees can communicate through scent?
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Racing Extinction

The extinction of species is a a process most people are aware of. This is the only movie we know of thus far, that addresses this subject with modern technologies, visualizing the acidification of oceans as well as CO2 and methane emissions. Feature Film for the Erde Festival 2016.
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Seasons

"Seasons" takes us on a journey though Europe and millennia. It show how the seasons influenced our landscape and all its inhabitants in a wonderful way with amazing pictures.
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Planet Earth II

From terrifying to extremely cute and the most miraculous, Planet Earth II surpasses all previous BBC nature documentaries. The episode about animal life in cities is truly unique.
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The Messenger

The bird as a messenger that the balance of our ecosystems has been lost. Su Rynard's broad, intelligent and visually extravagant film shows us what is wrong and with what love individual people try to turn the tide.
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Die Wiese

It is the paradise next door - the meadow. Nowhere else is it so colourful, so varied and so beautiful - and yet we only have 2% of it. Alarming and at the same time magical work by Jan Haft.

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The Google Project - Melting Glaciers & Sprawling Cities

Green Economy

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Sharks Play Critical Role in Ocean Food Web

Sharks Play Critical Role in Ocean Food Web

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BIOACID - Exploring Ocean Change

Nature Is Speaking - Julia Roberts is Mother Nature

Nature Is Speaking - Julia Roberts is Mother Nature

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Die Natur spricht - Hannelore Elsner ist Mutter Natur

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La Nature Parle - Sophie Marceau est Mère Nature

Ancient Future: The Archangel Ancient Tree Archive Story

Ancient Future: The Archangel Ancient Tree Archive Story

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Stunning Close-ups: Meet These Frogs Before They Go Extinct

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Der Weltuntergang - von und mit Franz Hohler

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