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Watch a Quest for Meaning FREE on Films for the Planet until February 24- March 2.  A Quest for Meaning reveals the profound aspirations of a whole generation in search of wisdom and common sense. This solution-oriented film captures the change in human consciousness currently happening all over the planet, and the desire to live in harmony with oneself and the world.

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Sacred Earth Pictures

Enjoy complimentary viewings of  “Sacred Earth” and “Echoes of Creation” (as Seen on Public Television) a mesmerizing multimedia meditation by Emmy Award® winning director Jan Nickman. This unique Nature Immersion Experience from Sacred Earth Pictures takes you on stunning rides through nature’s beauty, as if you were actually there.

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Catching the Sun

With countries like China investing in innovative technologies and capitalizing on this trillion-dollar opportunity, Catching the Sun tells the story of the global energy transition from the perspective of workers and entrepreneurs building solutions to income inequality and climate change with their own hands. Their successes and failures speak to one of the biggest questions of our time: will the U.S. actually be able to build a clean energy economy?

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PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. PLANETARY is a poetic and humbling reminder that it’s time to shift our perspective.

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The Reach Of Resonance

The Reach Of Resonance juxtaposes the creative paths of four musicians from different parts of the world using music for very unusual investigations. The film explores music not as a form of entertainment, career, or even self-expression, but as a tool to develop more deeply meaningful relationships with people and the complexities of the world they live in.

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Heart of the Sky, Heart of the Earth

Heart of the Sky, Heart of the Earth follows six young Maya in Guatemala and Chiapas through their daily and ceremonial life, revealing their determination to resist the destruction of their culture and environment. As corporations go to the ends of the earth to extract all value, all resources, they put forth a wholly indigenous perspective in their own words, without narration. Each story touches upon a facet of the current global crisis.

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Revolution - Save the Humans

Revolution – Save the Humans – is the evolutionary tale of life on earth. Through 3.7 billion years, five mass extinctions and world’s most marvelous species, we see the dawn of the greatest movement that’s ever existed that’s rising to save it. Revolution is a four year fifteen country adventure from Sharkwater director Rob Stewart.

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The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, people around the world are resisting those policies – and starting to forge a very different future. Communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm – an economics of localization.

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All.I.Can is a stunning exploratory essay that compares the challenges of big mountain skiing to the challenges of global climate change. Shot on 6 continents over 2 years, the world’s best skiers deliver inspirational performances while ground-breaking cinematography expands our vision of the natural world.

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“A Quest for Meaning” the Movie

If you haven’t seen A Quest For Meaning – the movie now is your chance!  Register Now to Watch for FREE on Films for the Planet February 24 – March 2. This documentary film recounts the life-changing journey undertaken by two childhood friends questioning the workings of the world, our relationship with nature and the meaning of life. A Quest for Meaning is an inspiring film that connects personal growth and social change. The program will include pathways for involvement as well as an interview with film director Marc de La Ménardière and Satish Kumar — activist, writer, philosopher, editor of Resurgence & Ecologist  magazine, and former director of the Schumacher College International Centre for Ecological Studies. Register to access the free viewing at the Members Circle.  Already a Member?  No need to Register – just sign-in to access at the Members Circle February 24 – March 2.

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Have you ever heard of the Butterfly Effect?

The butterfly effect is a theory that everything matters – a minute localized change or single occurrence, no matter how small, can make a difference and have large effects elsewhere – even changing the course of the universe forever. Our stories reveal larger patterns or metanarratives about our big challenges, and opportunities, in a world of accelerating change. These stories call us to a high-stakes planetary adventure – an adaptive learning journey that compels us to ask questions we’ve never asked or to take action we’ve never dreamed or dared.

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