When former vice president of the US, Al Gore, released climate change documentary An Inconvenient Truth, he brought environmentalism into the mainstream.
Now back with a follow-up, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power, we thought it was a good time to go through the best films made on the (increasingly) hot topic.
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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
Al Gore's latest offering shows his relentless attempts to persuade leaders from all over the world to advocate and invest in renewable energy. Footage has been re-edited after Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris agreement to paint him as the documentary's antagonist.
Before The Flood
Everyone's favourite teen heart-throb-actor-turned-environmentalist's first documentary sees Leo travel to different corners of the world to see humanity's impact on global warming firsthand. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, this project explores the action we can take to protect our world – before it's too late.
This Changes Everything
Naomi Klein's bestselling book is adapted for the small screen by husband Avi Lewis – showing seven groups of environmental activists around the world working to improve the state of the world, by amending their approach to capitalism.
Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, this hidden-camera project follows the movements of huge global companies and their methods of dealing with animals as a means of entertainment, clothing, food and more. It opens up the scope of what certain companies are willing to do to further their own agendas – even if it means the abuse of animals.
Uncovering the mirage of China's advance to prosperity, Plastic China tells the story of a young Chinese school girl who lives in a plastic waste recycling workshop. It tells the story of young Yi-Jie's experience of Western culture through the plastic products she encounters, highlighting the magnitude of both global poverty and the overuse of plastic on the world.
To The Ends Of The Earth
Emma Thompson narrates a journey to various Canadian communities who can attest to the impact of fossil fuels energy, fracking projects and Arctic drilling on the world, economic and otherwise.