Category: <span>Films</span>

Seaspiracy Concludes ‘Fishing is Bad, Go Vegan’, But Just How Feasible is This?

Seaspiracy Concludes ‘Fishing is Bad, Go Vegan’, But Just How Feasible is This?

In case you missed it, there’s an environmental documentary on Netflix that’s making waves right now. This film is directed by Ali Tabrizi and it explores how the multi-billion-dollar commercial fishing industry – and its role in the problem of overfishing – is destroying marine life at a rapid rate. Seaspiracy doesn’t hold back on...

5 Key Takeaways From The Social Dilemma Documentary on Netflix

5 Key Takeaways From The Social Dilemma Documentary on Netflix

Last month Netflix released a 90-minute documentary on the darker side of our continual dependence on social media titled The Social Dilemma. Jeff Orlowski’s documentary focuses solely on the dangerous human impacts of social media, how addicted many have become to it and how social media companies design their apps to adversely affect our lives....

Toxic Beauty: A Documentary Film About How Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Are Making Us Sick

Toxic Beauty: A Documentary Film About How Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Are Making Us Sick

Top researchers worldwide have the hard science to answer the question ‘Are cosmetics and personal care products making us sick?’ When headlines about a U.S. class action lawsuit against the $347b pharmaceutical behemoth Johnson & Johnson linking talc in baby powder to ovarian cancer made national news, Toronto-based writer, director and producer Phyllis Ellis knew...

Top 10 Films and Documentaries on the Subject of Fairtrade

Top 10 Films and Documentaries on the Subject of Fairtrade

By Connie Allen, Films for the Earth The power of film and documentary is undeniable. After so long, text and endless statistics and news articles fall on deaf ears as we become numb to their content. But watch a film that connects to your inner humanity through beautiful imagery, engaging interviews, real people and their...

Fast Fashion Documentaries: 5 Films That Delve into the Social and Environmental Impacts of Fashion

Fast Fashion Documentaries: 5 Films That Delve into the Social and Environmental Impacts of Fashion

Fashion week isn’t often considered a venue for sustainable or ethical fashion, so when we feed our sense of style from the usual Instagram style influencers (who quite frankly could care less about how their clothes are made and who made them) we usually get the same superficial fashion posts and updates from the catwalks...

8 Must-See Films About Women – That Are All By Women

8 Must-See Films About Women – That Are All By Women

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors:Emily Spiers, Lecturer in Creative Futures, Lancaster University. It is no secret that women are still underrepresented in cinema – whether they work behind or in front of the camera. They are also, as the Independent’s alternative all-female list of nominees for the 2019 Academy...

My Australian Green Lifestyle Through The Eyes of A Drone

My Australian Green Lifestyle Through The Eyes of A Drone

For years people have asked me for videos about my green lifestyle and for years I’d been trying to deliver this type of content. But me communicating through film is like that metaphorical fish out of water, it’s just not my natural environment. If you flick through our YouTube channel, you’ll see my haphazard approach...

What Do You Think of the New Eco Warrior Princess Vlog Series?

What Do You Think of the New Eco Warrior Princess Vlog Series?

Eco Warrior Princess is considered one of the leading eco fashion and sustainable lifestyle sites in the world. I had never much thought about its ‘authority’ in the green space until strangers started to ask for advice and recommendations, readers started to share our articles on social media, and magazines, blogs and online publications started...

Video Tour: Sustainable Living Without Sacrificing Style

Video Tour: Sustainable Living Without Sacrificing Style

In the last 6 months I’ve received several requests from followers wanting me to create more of my YouTube videos. Here’s the latest Twitter request I received from the lovely girls at Oh So Ethical: Other followers have been more specific, emailing me to request I do more video tours of my home, the gardens and farm surrounds....

Plastic-Free July: At The Half-Way Mark

Plastic-Free July: At The Half-Way Mark

Are you doing the Plastic-Free July challenge? If so, are you finding it difficult or easy? Here’s where I stand on the matter: It’s more difficult than I thought it would be. Many of you know that my partner Ben (who I’ve now dubbed Eco Warrior Prince) and I decided to test the plastic-free waters and...